Sriracha Tofu Ramen Salad

Sriracha Tofu Ramen Salad | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

If there’s one thing we can count on, it’s that noodles will never cease to comfort us and fill our bellies with satisfaction. It’s not just us, either! The feedback that we get from our noodle recipes is filled with lots of good reviews. Or more like, ”Omnomnom,” “Mmm!”, and “There was not enough for lunch the next day, because we ate it all!” In other words, noodles are total winner dinners. … [Read more...]

Grilled Miso-Soy Tofu with Edamame and Cucumber Green Salad

Miso-Soy Glazed Tofu with Edamame, Cucumber, Mixed Green Salad by Cook Smarts

The temperatures have dropped dramatically in the Bay Area over the last few weeks, and by dramatic, I mean we've gone from the toasty 80's of summer to the cold 60's of autumn. Clearly, the gritty east coaster in me has long disappeared and been replaced by a soft Californian. We may get a few more uses out of the grill before the rainy winter begins. Luckily my All-Clad grill pan allows for … [Read more...]

How to Roast Vegetables (with lots of flavor)

Roasted carrots 3 different ways - miso, maple syrup, and olive oil | Cook Smarts by Jess Dang

I find the oven to be one of the most underutilized tools in the kitchen. While it gets warmed up for baking, it doesn’t get much action for general everyday mealtime making. I think this is just too bad, because so much low-maintenance and simple deliciousness can come out of the oven. I use mine just about every single night to roast vegetables, which is the cooking formula I’m excited to share … [Read more...]