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  • 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 ...
  • Pumpkin Spice Churros

    It’s officially Fall, which means the air is getting colder, the leaves are falling from the trees, and pumpkin spice is EVERYWHERE! Being a non-coffee drinker myself, I only got on the trend of pumpkin spice last year when I made some decadent Pumpkin Spice Buns for the blog. For those of you who have never heard of it, pumpkin spice is the seasoning typically used when baking a pumpkin pie. It gained popularity when coffee shops around the country started adding it to their drinks ...
  • Apple Tart Squares with Honey Glaze

    Today I am sharing my recipe for these delicious Apple Tart Squares with Honey Glaze that really highlights the beauty of this season's bounty of apples with the signature crunch from puff pastry dough. What isn't there to love about puff pastry dough?! First off, the crunch of perfectly baked puff pastry dough makes for a uniquely scrumptious bite and the fact that it can always be stored in your freezer means you are always ready to whip up a dessert for any occasion. Once defrost...
  • Sesame Chicken with Honey Lime Slaw

    During the school year quick and easy to make dinners are a necessity. Lucky for you, I have a new and fun take on the classic chicken dinner that your family will love! This dinner is a meal on a plate of sesame crusted chicken with a slaw full of red cabbage, shreaded carrot, cilantro, thinly sliced chilies and a super tangy dressing. I encourage you to serve the chicken with all your favorite sides! Another reason I love this dinner is because it's gluten free so my mom can eat it! I ...
  • Mexican Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

    Today, I think I have found one of my new favorite cookies of all time, Mexican Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. This classic cookie with inspiration from Mexican flavors has all the things you need for a great cookie and more. Just like any great cookie it has a chewy center and a slightly crunchy exterior. While it may look like your typical Chocolate Crinkle Cookie what makes this cookie unique is its flavor. This cookie has a deep chocolaty flavor that pairs so well with the earthy ...
  • Punjabi Samosas with Mint Chutney

    During the summer I like to experiment in the kitchen with more involved recipes than I would typically make during the school year. Today I made these beautifully delicious Punjabi Samosas with Mint Chutney! Samosas are deep fried, cone shaped dumplings that are traditionally filled with a mixture of potatoes or meat. They also happen to be seriously delicious! My personal favorite version of the Samosa is one from Punjab, a state in the Northern part of India. Their version of this ...
  • Beef Souvlaki Kebabs With Tzatziki Sauce

    It's time to bust out your grill because I've got your new favorite beef kebabs! Today we are grilling up some flavor packed Beef Souvlaki Kebobs with a Tzatziki Sauce that will rock your back yard barbecue. Souvlaki is a popular Greek fast food that consists of small pieces of meat that are grilled on a skewer over a hot open flame. I am serving it the traditional way with pita bread and tons of tzatziki.  Tzatziki is a Greek sauce typically served with grilled meat that is made ...
  • Blueberry Cardamom Hand Pies

    A few weeks ago we had a fun day in Connnecticut where we went blueberry picking and out to dinner for delicious kosher Indian food for with Naomi Nachman's family.  It was a jam packed and super fun day catching up and , of course, talking a lot about food! Both the blueberry picking and the Indian food are what inspired to make this out of the box dessert...Blueberry Cardamom Hand Pies.  I mean, can a Southern classic with an Indian twist be any more on brand for me?!?&nb...
  • Jamaican Jerk Chicken Salad

    Today I have teamed up with my all time favorite spice company, SpicesForLess.com, to give you this gorgeous Jamaican Jerk Chicken Salad recipe! A few months ago they had sent me some of their spices for me to try and I instantly fell in love with their products. We agreed that we had to work together so I been playing with their spices. Their Jamaican Jerk Seasoning really stuck out to its to me because its deep and complex flavors. All you have to do is slather the spice mix onto some ...
  • Tomato Bruschetta with Balsamic Glaze

    Hands down Tomato Bruschetta is my all time favorite appetizer, this summer! This classic Italian antipasto consists of a toasted slice of bread topped with a mixture of tomato, red onion, basil, garlic, balsamic vinegar or glaze, salt, and pepper. It is the perfect appetizer for summertime entertaining. It’s also a great use of stuff often picked up at a farmer’s ingredients that are easy to work with, fresh and delicious.  I am sure after making this it will instantly ...
  • Cheesy Mushroom Flatbread

    This recipe is a result of what I call a "Pantry Dinner", a dinner made with just what you already have in your pantry, fridge, and garden. A few weeks ago, I was hungry around dinner time and I looked in the fridge and saw we had mushrooms and cheese. We had a red onion, and some flatbreads in the pantry and fresh thyme in the garden. I immediately knew what I had to make, the cheesiest, yummiest, and mushroomiest flatbread EVER! I sauteed the onions and mushroom with some olive oil ...