Simple Summer Pasta with Tomatoes and Zucchini

Simple Summer Pasta with Tomatoes, Zucchini and Parmesan | A Couple Cooks

This pasta was the second recipe we ever posted on this blog back in August 2010. We had picked up the tomatoes from …

SonjaSimple Summer Pasta with Tomatoes and Zucchini

Mediterranean Bulgur Salad (Tabbouleh)

Mediterranean Bulgur Salad (Tabbouleh) | A Couple Cooks

We had a bulgur salad similar to this one on our recent trip to Greece. There was a breathtaking sunset over the Mediterranean, and …

SonjaMediterranean Bulgur Salad (Tabbouleh)

Baked Feta with Tomatoes

Baked Feta with Tomatoes | A Couple Cooks

Here’s another recipe inspired by our recent trip to Greece (which seems so long ago, now). Contrary to our last recipe …

SonjaBaked Feta with Tomatoes

Real Food Tips: Grow Herbs


Today’s tip is short and savory: grow your own herbs! This is our annual reminder for you to check out your …

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Baked Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

Baked Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta | A Couple Cooks

Some of you may be surprised to see a non-plant-based recipe on this blog. And for good reason: in 4 …

SonjaBaked Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice

  48.8 million Americans—including 16.2 million children (nearly one in five children in America)—lack the means to get enough nutritious …

SonjaRed Beans and Rice

Chimichurri (Ramp or Classic)


I ran by the farmer’s market this weekend (which couldn’t be any more different than the Southeast Asian markets from …

SonjaChimichurri (Ramp or Classic)

Greek Yogurt “Ranch” Vegetable Dip

Greek Yogurt Vegetable Dip

Here’s a recipe that’s good for any time of the year, but especially with upcoming holiday gatherings. When we made …

SonjaGreek Yogurt “Ranch” Vegetable Dip

Mediterranean Bulgur and Chickpea Salad


We love hearty soups, stews, and casseroles in the winter as much as anything, but sometimes it’s fun to shake …

SonjaMediterranean Bulgur and Chickpea Salad

Simple Fresh Spring Rolls


All winter and spring we’ve been salivating over the recipes in The Herbal Kitchen, a gift from my sister written …

SonjaSimple Fresh Spring Rolls