Snacks 23 results
  • 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 ...
  • Rustic Berry Galette

    This delicious dessert that isn't easy as pie, it's easier! Let me break it down for you...Galette is a French term that refers to a variety of flat, round cakes, typically made with a flaky pastry/pie dough. As opposed to a tradtional pie, where the dough is places in a pie dish then the filling is places inside and finaly topped with more dough, a gallet is assembled differently. Instead, the filling is placed directly on top of a sheet of rolled out dough and then the edges of that ...
  • Thai Chicken Summer Rolls

    Today, I am bringing you the freshest, most refreshing, light, and the summeriest (yes I invented that word just for this recipe) dish that is perfect for this summer. These beautiful Thai Chicken Summer Rolls are what I am talking about! They are really easy and quick to make. So make sure to put the ingredients on your food list because you'll want to make these for dinner this week!  To make these Summer Rolls, you start by soaking a sheet of rice paper in some ...
  • S’mores Pizza

    Last week two of my friends, Manny and Sam, came over to study math with me for the big math final the next day. Before they came, I made some pizza dough so that we could make pizza for lunch. After we ate the yummy pizza, we had some leftover dough and used it to make a S'mores Pizza for dessert. We had all the ingredients for it in the pantry so it was perfect! I have alway loved s'mores and consider pizza one of my favorite foods so I was excited to try this different ...
  • Garlic Rosemary Focaccia

    If you watch my Instagram stories, then you know that every day I have a slice or two (or three or four..to be honest) of pizza from my school's insanely amazing cafeteria. Now, I don't mean to offend the cheese and sauce but my favorite part of the pizza is the definitely the crust. That is why focaccia is a new favorite of mine. It is basically pizza dough, without the sauce and cheese, drenched in olive oil olive and topped with garlic and rosemary. Now I know ...
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Cakes

    Today is my 15th birthday! Wow...time has really flown. I am so grateful for everything that has happened this year. This was definitely the best year yet. Some of the highlights of this year were, meeting Lilly Singh, making cooking videos with Jamie Geller, working for Susie Fishbein, being hired as a professional food photographer, having a recipe of mine in a published cookbook, winning a trip to Orlando for my family from a box of cereal and much much more.  I am sure ...
  • Whipped Ricotta Toast with Berries

    Your breakfast is about to get upgraded! Every morning the absolute first thing on my mind in breakfast. I pop out of bed and head straight to the kitchen to eat. Nothing can stop me from of eating my breakfast. The 7 hours I get of sleep every day is the longest I go without eating. What can I say? I'm a foodie! So breakfast is not an option for me but a necessity. On typical school days, I just have cereal because who has time? But I always welcome the chance when I get to make a fancier ...
  • Churro Hamantaschen

    It's official, Purim is less than a week away! Before you know it, everyone will be dressing up and eating tons of hamantaschen. Being the cookie fanatic that I am, I just can't eat enough hamantaschen. Aren't they just great? Every year the highlight of Purim, for me, is when my dad makes his amazing hamantaschen. It's really fun to make them with him in the kitchen. He even makes a surprisingly delicious gluten free hamantaschen for my mom. But, to be honest, I get tired of the typical&...
  • Mantecada Cakes

    Ok, can we talk about how good these look! These sweet and spongy, Spanish cakes are actually made with duck fat! Yes, that right! Only, my good friend, Melinda from Kitchen-Tested.com would come up with such a fun dessert as these. So as you can tell, I have Melinda Stauss guest posting this week, here on the blog. Melinda is one of the amazing foodie friends that I have been fortunate to make early on in my culinary career. I really consider her my mentor in the food blogging world. She ...
  • White Chocolate Indian Bark

    Yay! It is finally winter vacation! After my first semester of high school, it is nice to have a break. It has surely been a challenge to balance my school work and my "Chef Eitan Work", as I call it. I get home later and have more work than before, so I've had to be even more efficient with my time. I've learned to embrace my inner workaholic and use all the time that I can to do work. I really love what I do. Over vacation, I really like to experiment in the kitchen. I ...
  • Chanukah Sugar Cookies with Buttercream Frosting

    The weather is starting to get chilly which means Chanukah is around the corner! Besides the festive feel of the days, my favorite part of the holiday, as with most, is the special foods we make this time of the year.  I love consecutive days of yummy rich dairy meals of latkes with sour cream, doughnuts with cream filling, and for my family yummy butter cookies made with Breakstone’s Butter.   Cookies made with Breakstone’s Butter have a smoother texture than those made ...