Summer Beauty Essentials

1. Bumble & Bumble ‘Surf’ Spray, Sephora, $15 for 1.7oz: This sea salt hair spray gives hair beachy, voluminous waves. Just spray in damp, washed hair and let air dry. You’ll have textured, casual, waves. Wrap a few random strands of…

Creamy Parmesan Polenta & Cod

As the nights warm and summer’s official arrival date quickly approaches, I find myself craving lighter fare (especially during weeknights). I decided to take polenta – a side dish that’s known to play a part in heavier meals (when coupled…

Stuffed Acorn Squash

One of my favorite things about fall, especially living in the city, is walking by the corner deli storefronts that have outdoor displays of various pumpkins, gourds, and squash – which luckily happens on almost every block. Seeing these fall…