November 16, 2016
Chicken Tacos with Pickled Jalapeño and Fried Eggs

When I'm short on time or simply don't have the energy to prepare a satisfying, yet healthy...

November 15, 2016
mashed potatoes

Mashed potatoes have their own pedestal on the Thanksgiving table.  While they are the perfect...

November 15, 2016
Curried Chicken Meatballs

After a long (albeit wonderful) Thanksgiving holiday weekend packed with tons of cooking, I yearn...

November 15, 2016
Apple, Cranberry and Sausage Stuffing

It's the stuffing that's, hands-down, my favorite dish at Thanksgiving. I love the...

November 15, 2016
Pumpkin Bread Trifle with Maple Brandy Cream

What do pumpkin bread, holiday spices, maple pumpkin butter cream, toasted pecans, and brandy...

November 14, 2016
carrots

Roasted carrots and parsnips with homemade chimichurri is an easy side dish that will liven...

November 11, 2016

Soup season is upon us.  With the weather finally starting to cool down, there is nothing...

November 10, 2016

Mug cakes are my secret weapon. When I am too tired or busy to prepare dessert for my family, mug...

November 10, 2016
Vietnamese-style Duck Soup

We have soup for dinner at least one night a week - in the summer it's chilled, garden fresh...

November 9, 2016
Chicharrón Cookies with Toffee Bits

Chicharrónes, they make me purr….Whenever I see the crispy fried pork skin nibbles at...

November 8, 2016
Mayflower Spice Tequila Cocktail

Thanksgiving is a time for sharing, enjoying the company of loved ones, eating more carbs that we...

November 8, 2016
Rita's song whisky cocktail

Finally, it’s election day. The last 18 months have undoubtedly been the most stressful and...

November 7, 2016
Rigatoni with Kale, Pecorino Cheese, and Pine Nuts

Many years ago, while I was a student in Italy, a good friend would come to our apartment a night...

November 5, 2016

Playing around with food is one of my favorite pastimes. Dessert pizza is a fun way to try new...

November 4, 2016
Sloppy Joe Tostadas

It’s a dish that carries a myriad of names - wimpies, toasted deviled hamburgers, hamburg a...

November 3, 2016

You don't have to be a master cake decorator to prepare this amazing pumpkin shaped marble cake....

November 3, 2016
White Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuit BLTs

The type of bread used can transform a BLT sandwich from ordinary to extraordinary. Will I turn...

November 2, 2016
Tomato Soup

Marcella Hazan (the queen of authentic Italian cooking) uses butter in her tomato sauce, which I...

October 31, 2016
Orange Cinnamon Blossom Cocktail

As with the changing of the season our taste for new flavors changes as well. All summer long I...

October 21, 2016
Infusing Flavors: Intense Infusions for Food and Drink

We're having a GIVEAWAY and you could be a lucky winner! 5 individuals will win a copy of...

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