Tag Archives: tomato

Lentil and Mushroom Lasagna

“We’re making lasagna tonight, would you like some?” My sister looked slightly suspicious, but grateful. “Maybe, what’re you putting in it?” “Lentils, mostly. There will be some mushrooms, but you could probably pick them out if you wanted.” “Hm. Maybe.” Later, when she learned that no cheese would be involved, the maybe turned into a […]

Posted in Pasta, Vegetarian Main Dishes

Gigantes and Greece

Kitchen Lark has been silent for the past few weeks: I have been away since the end of May, and gloriously free from phones and the internet and all such distractions. I didn’t take so much as a camera, to the confusion of many of my travelling companions. The journey was to Greece, to Ἑλλάς, to […]

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Moroccan Chickpea and Sweet Potato Curry

I feel this too and yet I cannot play the coward in this war my heart does not allow it for always I have learned to fight but in my heart and in my mind I know a day will come when Ilion falls and Priam and his people it’s not their pain that pains me not […]

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Scrambled Summer Omelette

My mother once told me a story about one of her friends’ Thanksgiving traditions. (Perhaps it was a friend of her friend, or completely fictional—I can’t remember now.) Every year, the family would saw the legs off of the turkey before putting it into the oven, baking them separately in their own dish. Year after […]

Posted in Breakfasts

Caprese Salad

Before I started Kitchen Lark, I spent a while writing a blog called Frying Solo. It was a good way to try blogging—to learn what schedule worked for me, to try my hand at food photography, and so forth—without committing to my own domain name and site design. Among other things, I learned that people […]

Posted in Vegetables and Salads

Black Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad

Do you ever find yourself going on food jags? I don’t mean the sort that you go on when you are eight and something is terribly wrong with the world if you don’t have half a cinnamon raisin bagel with butter (cream cheese? Heaven forbid!) and exactly four slices of Pink Lady apple for lunch […]

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My Dal

Dal 1

The new year begins in a hush. The hustle and bustle of the holidays has died away, leaving behind a somewhat melancholy peace. In theory, the days are getting longer, but they’re also getting colder. I look out the window at the grey skies and bare trees, pull my shawl closer around my shoulders, and […]

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