Naples Underground Tour

On our second day in Naples we decided to take the Naples Underground tour (Napoli Sotterranea)....more

Green Beans with Cranberries, Almonds, and Goat Cheese in a Fig Balsamic Glaze

This green beans side dish is super easy to make and is a great way to eat green beans – much more delicious than boring steamed green beans or any green bean casserole....more

Cranberry Walnut Date Muffins

For Thanksgiving this year my mom made an awesome upside down cranberry-date-pecan coffee cake. Ever since then I’ve been craving that cranberry + dried dates combination, and I’ve thought about whether or not I want to make that cake. I decided making another cake wasn’t a good idea this time of year – I have been eating SO much dessert lately, I think I’m going to turn into a cupcake soon....more

Exploring Naples, Italy

I had the hardest time trying to think of what to write about Naples. I think that’s because after the first day in Naples, we came back to the apartment we were staying at and we were both thinking - “What happened out there?” Naples was kind of crazy!!...more

Pumpkin French Toast

 I loved this pumpkin french toast....more

Exploring Seville, Spain

Seville was amazing. I loved getting lost in the tiny streets, eating tapas at outdoor cafes, walking around the beautiful Parque de Maria Luisa, trying to take in the grandness of Plaza de España, the Cathedral, and Alcazar de Sevilla, and sipping cheap wine watching a Flamenco show. There are simply no words to describe how much I enjoyed this city....more

5 Minute Appetizer - Sun Dried Tomato Feta Spread

So let me tell you the story behind this Sun Dried Tomato Feta Spread. This past summer (which feels like AGES ago, sadly),  my fiance Aldo and I went to a free outdoor concert to see Nickel Creek and Secret Sisters. The concert was at the Prospect Park Bandshell in Brooklyn. We sat next to a couple that does outdoor concerts the right way – they brought a ton of picnicking food with them....more

Pumpkin French Toast

Pumpkin French Toast30 minutes or less, Breakfast, Vegetarian ...more

Apple Raspberry Crisp

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Crispy Sweet Potato Roast with Parsley Salsa Verde

Oh man, ever since I saw this sweet potato recipe from Smitten Kitchen, I just couldn’t stop thinking about making this dish. I just loved that it is a savory sweet potato dish, and there is a delicious fresh sauce that goes on top and adds a burst of flavor and color. And the fact that you get nice soft baked potatoes AND the crispy edges on top is just perfection....more