Cook on a Whim: Afghan Scrambled Eggs

Inspired by a very traditional, very delicious Afghan dish that was served to me when I was visiting my father in Afghanistan many years ago, this is a dish I have never forgotten

Cook on a Whim: Easter Pots de Crème  

Just because we can’t congregate with our extended family and friends this year doesn’t mean we shouldn’t make the day as sweet and special as it always has been.  

Cook on a Whim: Pasta Carbonara

“Carbonara” roughly translates to “coal burner” in Italian. This dish gets its name because of the copious amounts of freshly cracked black pepper, which are said to resemble flecks of coal.

Cook on a Whim: Triple Berry Crème Fraîche Scones

These scones are the perfect weekend treat (or any day, really). These would also make great shortcakes with some freshly whipped cream and berries sandwiched between. 

Cook on a Whim: Roasted Beet and Chickpea Hummus

This hummus is the perfect light snack to nibble on as the days get warmer and longer. It's great as an appetizer, but would also be wonderful as part of a Mediterranean-inspired meal.

Chef Danny Lledó Opens Xiquet

Above his newly recast international wine bar Slate in Glover Park, Lledó has crafted an inviting, intimate setting to showcase his Catalan culinary heritage.

Cook on a Whim: Sugar Cookie Bars with Matcha Almond Buttercream

Cook on a Whim writer Anita Parris Soule loves cooking with matcha powder, which lends a beautiful, soft green color to baked goods, ice cream recipes, puddings, glazes and frostings.  

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Writer Anita Parris Soule loves cooking with matcha, which lends a beautiful, soft green color to baked goods, ice cream recipes, puddings, glazes and frostings.  

Cook on a Whim: Blueberry Streusel Muffins

This recipe is one of Anita Parris Soule's favorite ways to use up all the blueberries we will soon be finding at the local markets. And these muffins are always a hit. 

Cook on a Whim: Quick Asian Noodle Soup

Since nothing comforts quite like noodles, this quick, slurp-worthy soup is one of my go-to meals this time of year.