Shrimp and Snow Pea Pasta with Cilantro Lime Sauce

This recipe needs no introduction. It is a family favorite that’s made for any and all get-togethers. It’s also one that can guarantee a visit from my sister if she catches wind of dinner plans featuring this delectable entrée ....more

Grilled Peaches

It’s easy to fall into the “woe is me” mindset when you spend the vast majority of your waking (and sometimes sleeping) hours in the hospital, and as the daylight hours become shorter, I have no doubt I’ll find myself … Continue reading → ...more

Chex Mix and Puppy Chow

Hi Friends. It’s been a while. We’re now just under 2 months into the ever-terrifying intern year ....more

Orange Almond Biscotti

Happy Father’s Day!  In commemoration, I’ll tell you about an item on my pre-residency bucket list.  I’d had my eye on a file cabinet on Pinterest that had been converted into a mini kitchen island.  However, I was also  fully … Continue reading → ...more

Cowboy Caviar

Peace out Cleveland. It’s been real. As of one week ago, I no longer live in Cleveland – my home for the last 8 years. I’m not really feeling sad about this, but mostly because it hasn’t hit me yet. … Continue reading → ...more

Hazelnut Brown Butter Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Did you know that another name for a hazelnut is a Filbert?  I discovered this when shopping for ingredients for this cake.  The name is awkward, as is the taste of a raw hazelnut — a little green and plastic. … Continue reading → ...more

T-10 days until doctor-dom…prepare for the nostalgic posts

After 4 years of undergrad, 4 years of medical school, and countless unpaid loans, I can finally see my future…even if it is a little foggy (the first couple minutes of that video perfectly sum up how I feel right now). … Continue reading → ...more

Chocolate Macaroons

I realize this post is a month late…but let’s just pretend I managed to get this up before passover. Deal? In some ways passover still isn’t over in my household. Why? Because it turns out that matzah is REALLY CHEAP … Continue reading → ...more

Orange Ginger Glazed Chicken Drumsticks

I have two weeks left in Cleveland before I move my stuff home and I’ve started thinking about the “lasts” of things.  I pass by Presti’s bakery and count the number of times I will probably go there before I … Continue reading → ...more

Turkey Sloppy Joes

Remember those old Hasbro commercials about family game night? Everyone is getting along. There’s no yelling, crying or screaming. The competition is only of the “friendly” persuasion. Yeah…that’s not how it works in my family. It may start out that way, … Continue reading → ...more