Yucca Latkes with Aji Amarillo

Happy 2nd day of Hanukkah! And thank you for continuing on this crazy Hanukkah journey of mine. Every day this week, throughout the holiday, I will be sharing a different recipe from a different country! ...more

Chinese Beef Stew

Welcome to the 1st day of my Hanukkah party around the world! Every day this week, I will be sharing a different recipe from a different country for the holiday. This has been a personal project of mine and really just for fun to celebrate one of my favorite holidays! ...more

Turkish Lentil Soup

Happy Hanukkah Eve! Well actually it starts at sundown, but the first full day is tomorrow, if you want to get technical. A few of my very good bloggy girlfriends and I got together to share a fun and delicious Hanukkah menu! ...more

Savory Sufganiyot with Swiss Chard and Raisins

Ok ok…hold on to your seats and stay with me. I know you’re asking yourself either of 2 questions. 1) What the heck is sufganiyot?...more

Favorite Things Giveaway!

Happy December!! Don’t even tell me how many days are left till Christmas….or Hanukkah! Well today, Hanukkah Harry and Santa (and a few of my bloggy friends) are getting together to bring you the holidays a bit early…do ya love it? ...more

Homemade Sazon Mix #SundaySupper

My black beans and rice will never be the same ever since discovering homemade sazon! I can’t even explain the depth of addiction I have for this blend. The flavors are bold, the color is vibrant and my pallet is forever grateful ....more

Purple Sweet Potato Haupia Pie

Take 2 of my purple sweet potato haupia pie was a total success! The first attempt was a disaster..pasty and starchy pie with bland crust. I knew I had to give these gorgeous purple potatoes the attention that it deserves ....more

Peruvian Cilantro and Turkey Soup (Aguadito de Cava) #SundaySupper

I had such a fun time thinking up an idea for this week’s Thanksgiving leftover #SundaySupper theme. Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE, love day-after turkey sandwiches on thick cut bread with cold cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes. I start dreaming of it on November 1st, no joke ....more

Brussel Sprout Salad with Pistachios and Pecorino

My favorite little green cabbages are finally in season. I always keep it simple with brussel sprouts. Last year (and every year), I am in charge of the roasted brussel sprouts with garlic and lemon zest for Thanksgiving ....more

Easy Apple Strudel

Times like this call for easy cures. After a long day of the start of Holiday hustle dance, a sweet treat is in order. Too tired to make a perfectly chilled pie crust but quick enough to thaw puff pastry for 30 minutes ....more