This vegetable chow mein is much more than a tasty-enough weeknight meal—it is a tangle of saucy noodles and vegetables, and it’s fast becoming a family favorite. It works as well with spaghetti as with soba noodles, with asparagus as with broccoli, with or without protein. Moreover, the adaptations are endless // alexandracooks.com

Friends, hello. A quick note today and a call for some help. I’m writing for Food52 again, this time around about quick, weeknight cooking, featuring recipes like Cal Peternell’s Vegetable Chow Mein-ish, which has become my favorite thing to eat.

Questions for you: What is your ideal for a weeknight dinner? What kind of recipes would you like to see? Let me know! I will be posting over at Food52 every week and keeping you updated here.

PS: Happy Cinco de Mayo!

PPS: A few ideas for Mother’s Day.

vegetable chow mein-ish veg, prepped

This vegetable chow mein is much more than a tasty-enough weeknight meal—it is a tangle of saucy noodles and vegetables, and it’s fast becoming a family favorite. It works as well with spaghetti as with soba noodles, with asparagus as with broccoli, with or without protein. Moreover, the adaptations are endless // alexandracooks.com