Ham & Cheese Pinwheels

Savory, light, and crispy ham and cheese pinwheels are a perfect appetizer or quick lunch idea! As I mentioned a few weeks back, I’m on a huge bring-my-lunch-to-work kick lately and I’m always looking for ideas on quick, portable meals that won’t break the bank or leave me longing for takeout. While these ham and cheese pinwheels are perfect as appetizers, they actually make for the perfect lunch too! ...more

Chocolate Raspberry Souffles For Two

What’s up, folks? Can you believe it’s Valentine’s time already? I feel like we were...more

Spicy Roasted Edamame

If you’re looking for a solid desk-drawer snack staple, have I got a super simple recipe for y’all today. I have been on a really big bring-food-from-home-to-work-as-opposed-to-take-out kick lately. Breakfast, lunch and snacks that I used to buy from around the office are now getting made at home and brought in- everything from coffee, to oatmeal, to fruit, and of course, lunch ....more

Stayin’ Classy in San Diego

Hellooooo from our new favorite place: San Diego! We’ve only been here for a few days, but already we’re absolutely loving our trip to the West Coast so far. It’s true when they say San Diego has some of the best weather in the country- not too hot, never rainy, and always sunny! ...more

Lavender Madeleines with Lemon Glaze – Guest Post on Omeletta

Today I am feeling so excited for the birth of Baby Omeletta! That’s right, Ruthy from Omeletta is having a BABY! As in, like, very soon ....more

Lemon Lentil Soup

Soup season is here, people. Jump in. It’s probably hard to sell lentil soup as sexy, but I’d say this lemony version comes very close ....more

Lemony Roast Chicken

Oh hello, you gorgeous roast chicken, you. It’s freakin’ COLD here in New York/New Jersey lately, and I’m looking for every excuse I can get to turn on our oven and crank up the heat. Comfort food is the name of the game around here- This week alone we’ve made lentil soup, mac ‘n cheese, homemade pizza, and this here beautiful lemony roast chicken ....more

Chocolate Chip Waffles

What’s your idea of a perfect breakfast? Eggs over easy? Short stack of pancakes? ...more

Salted Caramel Chocolate Tartlets- Guest Post on Java Cupcake

HAPPY NEW YEAR’S EVE! I hope 2013 was good to you and yours. Overall, it was wonderful for me- scattered with ups and downs, like any other year… but in the end, the ups overwhelmingly thumped the downs ....more

Beef Empanadas

This is a recipe I have been dying to share with you guys for years. My grandmother has been making these traditional Argentine beef empanadas for as long as I can remember (and at least as long as my dad can remember), and they are to die for. My grandmother is well-known for a lot of things- her dancing (let’s say she was very popular at my wedding), her hard work and determination (she moved to this country as a single lady with a 6 year old and no English, and ended up kicking ass at life), and her empanadas are just one of the many amazing recipes she makes for our family every year ....more