Instant Pot Eggplant, Tomato and Chickpea Tagine

The world is on fire. High temperatures and drought have led France to declare a national emergency. More than 30 forest fires broke out this summer in France’s south. Heat … Continue reading Instant Pot Eggplant, Tomato and Chickpea Tagine

Breakfast Tortilla Sandwich

My new weekend brunch obsession is this egg sandwich with chorizo, avocado, red onion, jalapeño, cheese and salsa. I miss the El Camion food truck in Seattle. There is nothing … Continue reading Breakfast Tortilla Sandwich

Instant Pot Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

On our recent cross-country journey from Seattle to Florida in Pernell, we aimed to be as self-contained as possible, avoiding restaurants and restricting shopping trips as much as possible. I … Continue reading Instant Pot Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

Portobello Burgundy

This dish almost didn’t make it onto Comfort Me With Beets until I realized that the reason I wasn’t initially wowed by it might be exactly why others would appreciate … Continue reading Portobello Burgundy

Pan Bagnat

A popular street food throughout Provence is pan bagnat, a sandwich that is essentially a Niçoise salad on crusty french bread. Literally translated, pan bagnat means “bathed bread,” and after … Continue reading Pan Bagnat