What To Do With Cauliflower? Warm Cauliflower Salad With Radishes & Olives

Cauliflower is one of the most versatile vegetables. You can roast it, boil it, eat it raw, turn it into a soup, or pan fry it. I will share some of the recipes at the bottom of the post, but first, here's a no recipe "recipe" for a warm salad with cauliflower and a few other fun ingredients ....more

Menu MBK: Chef's Table. Russian Menu.

Earlier this week I had a chance to dine at Menu MBK and try this month's chef's table menu that was inspired by Russian cuisine. The meal was graciously covered by the restaurant, but as always all opinions are my own. I spent the first 13 years of my life in Moscow, Russia where I was born and where both my parents and grandparents cooked food ....more

DIY Refrigerator Magnets: Easy Gift Idea For The Cook

Today instead of a recipe I want to share with you a super duper easy and fun diy project that you can make to spruce up your refrigerator or to give as gifts to your friends. DIY Refrigerator Magnets: Easy Gift Idea For The Cook When I was in Seattle last month, I found an adorable pin/button at a museum store and bought it immediately. After all, it said More Mayo and you know how much I ♥ ...more

Let's Get Organized! #POPtober with OXO and The Container Store

You guys! I hate cleaning. There, I said it! ...more

From The Farmer Review and Celeriac & Sweet Potato Hash with Fried Egg & Tomatillo Salsa

Last month I was approached by a local food delivery service, From The Farmer,...more

What To Do With Acorn Squash: Twice Baked Acorn Squash with Roasted Garlic Sabra Salsa

Fall is finally here! I spent the weekend in pajamas catching up with my TV shows, wishing I had a fireplace, or a warm body close by, finally unpacking from my trip to Seattle and doing 3 loads of laundry. I also went to see Gone Girl, which I highly recommend, and of course cooked a couple of things ....more

Sabra Hummus House in DC

Guess what? There's a new house in DC: a SABRA house! What's a Sabra Hummus House you may ask? ...more

I'm No Longer a Brisket Virgin: Sara Moulton's Brisket Recipe

Guess what!? I'm no longer a virgin!!!! Brisket-cooking virgin that is ;) Ok, I thought we all could use a bit of humor on this Wednesday ....more

Roasted Fennel & Apple Soup and Blendtec Review

I ♥ gifts. Small gifts, large gifts, just-because gifts. I was thrilled when the lovely people from Blendtec decided to send me one of their machines so that I can play with it in my kitchen ....more

Pizza Dinner In Seattle: Delancey

Last week when I flew to visit my family and friends in Seattle, the one place I really wanted to eat at (other than my parents' house because of the awesomeness that is my dad's borsch) was Delancey. Years ago I...more