Tortilla Bowl Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

We started this blog for one reason: we love cooking. We don’t want to be chefs; we don’t need to have the prettiest pictures or the biggest following. What we do want is to inspire cooking at home: the idea that you can cook a healthy, wholesome meal for yourself,...

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...

Roasted Poblano and Corn Calzones

So many recipes are born of chance – for us, a mix of serendipity and what we happen to have in our refrigerator. We ended up with some extra pizza dough in our shoot for this post, and I happened to have run across some poblano peppers at the farmer’s...

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...

Herbacious Eggs and Cilantro Lime Rice

Here’s a little recipe for when life is a bit unbalanced, but you still need something to call “dinner”. We’re in that place right now, hovering between selling our current house and moving to a new home. It’s amazing how transient you can feel just knowing the place you rest...








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