month : 10/2017 5 results

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

I am known for my huge cookie obsession. Not a day goes by without me consuming at least one cookie. I eat practically all the cookies out there, chocolate chip, oatmeal, crinkle, you name it.  Basically, if its a cookie I am here for it. But I'll be honest, when my cookie cravings come on I don't always want to wait for the butter to soften and to make a whole elaborate cookie. I need something super simple but at the same time yummy and satisfying.  These Chocolate Dipped ...

Pomegranate Glazed Salmon

What’s your favorite fish in the whole wide world? Mine is without a doubt salmon. It’s probably obvious by all the salmon recipes I've posted on the blog. Today I found one of my new favorites, this Pomegranate Glazed Salmon. Not only does it make enough to feed a whole family in under 30 minutes but it's also incredibly delicious and beautiful.  I was inspired by flavors of the middle east with the pomegranate and cumin in the glaze, additionally, I added other ingredients to ...

Redoing My Spices

Today is an exciting day! Hands down, my favorite ingredients in my kitchen are my spices. Whether I am mixing them together in a spice rub for fish tacos or frying them in some ghee for an Indian curry, I love cooking with spices. Spices are used all around the world to add flavor and aroma to our favorite dishes.  Up until now, at my house, we had a big collection of spices, but to be honest it was kind of a mess.  It was always hard to find the spice we needed and very often ...

Homemade Gnocchi with Browned Butter & Sage

Gnocchi are little Italian dumplings, primarily made of potato, that are the ultimate comfort food! I first remember making gnocchi at a culinary course I took a few years ago at ICC and have been making it at home since. I fell in love with Gnocchi’s plump, pillowy texture and mild, delicate flavor that pairs so well with many flavorful sauces. By itself, Gnocchi is great but when the little pillows are doused in this browned butter sage sauce and topped with nutty, freshly grated ...

Shakshuka

When I talk about my new favorite dish, Shakshuka, people usually give me a strange look…like I’ve sneezed, or something. That look on their faces makes me excited because it means they have no idea what Shakshuka is and I immediately make it my job to teach them. So, if you have never heard of Shakshuka, I am thrilled to teach you about it. Recently Shakshuka has become one of my favorite dishes that is a simple while incredibly flavorful, go-to meal that works for breakfast, lunch, or ...