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Lemon, Dark Chocolate + Sea Salt Madeleines

It’s like clockwork…once the weekend hits, I typically crave a quality baking session in the kitchen. I had never made madeleines from scratch, but always admired the gorgeous shape and cake-like texture of the cookie. (more…)
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Shaved Brussel Sprout Caesar Salad

Caesar salad is one of my all time favorite salads. I feel like you just can’t beat a homemade, pungent caesar dressing. I like to add a generous dose of Parmesan along with warm crispy croutons that are fresh off…
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Goat Cheese + Sausage Stuffed Jalapeños

Since the Superbowl is upon us, I thought it’d be only fitting to have a post reflecting a perfect game-day eat: stuffed jalapeños. If we’re being honest here, one of the main reasons I like attending Superbowl bashes is for…
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Tropical Green Smoothie

A couple of weeks ago I hit a serious breakfast slump. The idea of scarfing down breakfast before I rushed out the door for work seemed very unappealing. I wanted something in the morning that would give me a great…
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Momofuku Milk Bar’s Banana Cream Pie

I know it’s November, and I really should be showcasing pumpkin-spiced, fall-inspired desserts. BUT, my mind has been on Banana Cream Pie. Why? After I watched Momofuku Milk Bar’s Pastry Chef Christina Tosi whip up this Banana Cream Pie in the…
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Mushroom + Herb Farro Risotto

I’ve been on this new kick lately of trying new grains. This is where farro came in…Farro is an Italian grain that’s packed with fiber, magnesium and low in calories and fat. Not to mention it’s delicious and can be…
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Cast-Iron Lemon Chicken

Last year in NYC, when we had just moved, we were stuck to cook with just one cast-iron skillet (before our boxes came). When I was really craving a classic roasted chicken, this is the alternative I conjured-up. Now on…
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Bourbon Banana Bread

There is nothing like noshing on a freshly-baked piece of banana bread wile having your morning coffee. And, who doesn’t like bourbon? And while it would have been fun (and entertaining) to watch my family devour heavily booze-laden banana bread…