Hi, we’re Robin Donovan and Juliana Gallin, aka Two Lazy Gourmets. We blog about super simple recipes for surprisingly delicious foods. Join us as we explore new cuisines, unusual ingredients, intriguing flavors, and unfamiliar cooking methods, breaking them all down so that you can easily replicate our recipes in your own home kitchen.
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Thanks to my many generous, green-thumbed, food-loving friends, my kitchen cupboards are crammed year-round with homemade jams: persimmon butter, blackberry and poppy flower preserves, grapefruit marmalade, quince jam, green tomato and chili chutney (made by the coauthor), and many more. … Continue reading
If you read last week’s Chipotle Turkey Burger post, and you’re particularly observant, you may have wondered about the blurry side dish in the background of the burger photo. This week we swap focus and let Betsy’s Warm Potato Salad … Continue reading
My mother’s bountiful Sonoma, California garden has been the cause of many of my cooking adventures. Such blog hits as Israeli Salad, Basil-Mint Pesto, and Zucchini, Corn, and Almond Salad were all direct results of her very green thumb. I’ve simmered … Continue reading
So, are you hooked on making crepes yet? A while back I posted a basic recipe for crepes, along with some pointers on technique. (It’s really pretty easy. And addictive.) Then I posted one of my favorite crepe fillings: a … Continue reading
Raised in hippie Berkeley in the 1970s by a non-observant Jewish mom and a devoutly agnostic father, my religious upbringing was scant to say the least. When asked directly, my parents always insisted we were Jewish, and we did enjoy … Continue reading
Israeli Salad, distinguished by finely diced tomatoes and cucumbers, is described (according to Wikipedia), as “the most well-known national dish of Israel.” Way to go on the fame and recognition, Israeli Salad! You totally deserve it. You are sooooo good. … Continue reading
If you’re familiar with San Francisco weather, you know how rare a warm summer night is here. Or a warm summer day, for that matter. Naturally, the family dinner that I cooked a few weeks ago—featuring four dishes that all … Continue reading
It’s official: we are SO not lazy! The mid-summer leg of our Lazy Gourmet book tour saw us at four events in the span of two weeks, including a trip down to Pasadena’s famous Vroman’s bookstore, where we were warmly … Continue reading
The other morning my mother brought me a huge bag of fresh basil from her garden, which I aimlessly placed next to the huge bag of fresh basil that I had just bought at the grocery store. Since I hate … Continue reading