Back to School — Or Not, and Spicy Zucchini Frittata

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I never thought I'd say this, but I'm a little bit jealous of everyone gearing up to go back to school. I could barely look at the kids teeming through the office supply section of my local department store the other day. That section is supposed to be my territory--I was always the queen of back-to-school shopping, sporting my lengthy list and carefully color coordinating everything. What right do these kids have to pick out shiny new pens and stacks of colorful notebooks while I'm forced ...

Weeknight Cooking: Asparagus Salad

I admit I stole the "Weeknight Cooking" bit of this post's title from a section in Food Network Magazine, but, it's only because it's perfectly fitting. Gone are the days of eating whatever, whenever there's time (yay college!). The connoisseurs of escalators, briefcases (what are they called these days? man purses?), and salaried day jobs know well that if you don't give eating a regular place on your agenda, you may never get around to it. Enter weeknight cooking: the simple, healthy, tasty meal that will ideally leave ...

Mission: Cheesy Crustless Quiche

Mission: Cook a tasty dinner and eat it in my 60-minute break between a class and a meeting Ingredients in fridge: Eggs, milk, broccoli, onion, cheddar cheese The plan: Cheesy Crustless Quiche (Cheesy in a good way!) Results: A perfectly satisfying dinner, plus the next day's lunch and dinner, and the next day's breakfast. It was that good. Cheesy Crustless Quiche recipe Ingredients 5 eggs 3/4 cup whole milk 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, grated 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning (or your favorite herbs) Salt and pepper to taste Hot sauce (optional) 1 medium onion, chopped and sautéed 1 stalk broccoli, chopped and steamed Directions Whisk eggs, milk, cheese, seasoning, ...