Falafel Patties with Harissa Yogurt

We’ve been trying to develop a falafel recipe for years. Like the infamous veggie burger, honing the perfect texture and flavor has been difficult. As part of our lunch theme this week, we wanted to compliment our easy tartines by creating a recipe that could be made ahead and easily reheated at...

Spiced Crispy Chickpeas

Today I’ve just spent time with a friend hearing about her battle with thyroid cancer, and her mom’s struggle with recurring cancer that’s back for the third time. Heard from some friends this morning who were about to leave on mission to Uganda before he was recently diagnosed with an...

Easy Pumpkin Hummus

We’ve seen this pumpkin hummus floating around the internet as of late, and a friend suggested that we give it a try. We were a bit wary at first, but now we’re converts! This stuff is surprisingly good: hummus with an undertone of autumn-y pumpkin goodness. A few notes on...

Spiced Eggplant and Cucumber Salad

A Couple Cooks was an accident, really. When we started this blog, we had no idea that we’d still be doing it three years later — that it would become part of our identity, a creative outlet for artistic fulfillment, and an expression of whole and sustainable living. Beyond just...

Salad Bar

Not everyone loves vegetables, but most people can get behind a good salad bar. We love the concept of salad bar at home — something about calling it “salad bar’ makes it more glamorous. And there are certain toppings that scream “salad bar” and make it even more special –...

Pea Shoot Tartine

There’s nothing more delightful than bright and happy pea shoots after a long, gray winter. We found these from Harvestland Farm at the winter farmer’s market a few weeks ago, where the farmer happily cut off a bunch of the shoots growing out of a small flat. Pea shoots are...








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