The Yard Guide To Cooking & Eating Better

by Henry Gould – March 24th, 2021 It’s been over 12 months since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in that time we’ve gone through several phases of lockdown, reopening, and depending where you live, locking down again. Most restaurants were either closed or only doing takeout for an extended period of time, meaning many people resorted to home … Read More

RECIPE – Crispy Za’atar Cabbage w/ Sunny-Runny Egg(s)

by Henry Gould – Feb 25th, 2021 Cabbage slaw? Great. Braised red cabbage? Lovely. But… crispy fried cabbage….??????? NEXT LEVEL. Anything from the cruciferous vegetable family that gets cooked at high heat with oil seems to get more and more delicious. What are cruciferous vegetables? Cabbage (red, white, napa) Broccoli Cauliflower Brussel Sprouts Bok Choy Kale This recipe is basically … Read More

RECIPE – Baked Spinach & Tomato Gratin

by Henry Gould – Feb 3rd, 2021 It’s one thing to say you’re going to eat healthy, and another to actually do it. Promises are made every weekend in the middle of the “Sunday Scaries” saying you will eat steamed broccoli and chicken breasts all week, no sugar, workout every day. Then Tuesday rolls around and temptation rears its head … Read More

RECIPE – Grilled Pork Shoulder “Bulgogi”

by Henry Gould – Jan 13th, 2021 If you’ve started 2021 with “Meatless Mondays”, chances are by Tuesday night you’re craving something a little more proteinaceous (is that a word? seems like it’s a word). Korean bulgogi is typically thinly sliced meat – usually beef – cooked on a grill, but this recipe opts for pork shoulder instead. Why? Inexpensive, … Read More

New Year’s Eve Recipe Round-Up

Recipe – Ragu Bolognese

by Henry Gould – Dec 31st, 2020 Happy New Year’s to our entire Yard Athletics community! Despite a challenging 2020 we are chalking it up in the win column as it saw the much awaited opening of Yard’s very own gym, something Ilan and team had been planning for quite some time. Your NYE celebrations probably look a little different … Read More

RECIPE – South Indian Lentil Curry

by Henry Gould – Dec 16th, 2020 Everyone has their go-to favorite comfort foods; things they cook again and again, week in, week out. This lentil curry is high on my list for a number of reasons: Delicious Easy to make Vegan Inexpensive  Freezes well Nuritious  – High in protein, high in fiber Antioxidants from the spices, chili and vegetables … Read More

RECIPE – Mexican “Roadside Chicken” w/ Quick Green Salsa

by Henry Gould – Dec 2nd, 2020 If you’ve traveled through Mexico, you’ve likely seen the roadside stands of chickens cooking, either whole on a rotisserie or in pieces on a charcoal grill. They always look amazing, but sometimes it can be intimidating to order food you’re not familiar with, especially if you don’t speak the language. The good news … Read More

RECIPE – Sticky Soy Glazed Salmon

by Henry Gould – Oct 14th, 2020 It’s no secret that fresh wild salmon is one of the best sources of protein you can eat. Loaded full of Omega-3 fatty acids, B Vitamins and other antioxidants, it’s not only delicious but arguably the healthiest fish, and maybe the healthiest animal protein – period. Salmon tends to be more expensive than … Read More

RECIPE – Oven Dried Tomatoes (…and ideas to use them!)

oven dried tomatoes

by Henry Gould – Sept 9th, 2020 Late summer and early fall is when tomato season starts to hit its stride. Given the amazing weather we’ve been having (with no sign of let up) it’s likely that people’s back yard tomato plants will continue to produce well into September. If you grow tomato plants at home, you’re probably getting sick … Read More

RECIPE – “No-Cook” Tomato Pasta w/ Burrata, Basil & Garlic

by Henry Gould – July 29th, 2020 It’s getting hot, so the last thing you want to do is spend an hour over a hot stove. Even BBQing can be a bit too “sweat inducing” these days. Since tomatoes are coming into their seasonal perfection, your best bet for a summer lunch / dinner is this awesome pasta. All you … Read More