I started cooking when I was 11 or 12, and never really stopped. When I was 22 (yes, 22) I bought a cafe/catering business in Carytown, inheriting lots of great recipes and adding many more. That's been many years ago, but I do have most of tho...
Most seasons, I like to do a "Must Do" list of things that I want to make sure I do before the time slips by.
Sometimes they're simple, and sometimes more elaborate, but I love them because they make me think about the things that I particul...
Almost Classic, Customizable, Vinaigrette
1 cup oil (I usually use olive or avocado oil)
1/2 cup vinegar (your choice- red wine, apple cider, champagne, balsamic...)
1 tbs Dijon mustard
1 clove of garlic, finely minced or grated...
Don't get excited and think my family eats healthily at gatherings. This "salad" is definitely more of a dessert. The good things? It's not too sweet, and the addition of the pretzels absolutely add that bit of salty contrast that makes it the ...
It's not only Spring, but Earth Month, and both of those are a great time to take a look at your home, your healthy home habits, and keeping it clean in a way that's not only good for your house, but your family, and the earth.
Some of the s...
12 ounces spaghetti, linguine or bucatini
1 shallot, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
Zest and juice of 1 lemon, plus more lemon zest for serving
3 sprigs basil, plus more for serving
1 teaspoon kosher salt
It's February, and that means Valentine's Day, so what better to share a few things that I think make your life (and your home) just a touch more romantic?
1- If you've been wanting to make home just a bit more cozy and warm, try a paint job...
8 oz diced lamb, chicken, or beef, as well as bones optional
3 tbsp vegetable or olive oil
1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes (or about 6 lg tomatoes, peeled, seeded, pureed)
1 handful dry chickpeas, soaked and peeled
Just in case you don't follow me on social media (where I've posted hundreds of pics), I just returned from a long awaited trip from Morocco.
When I say long awaited, I mean LONG awaited. This was a group trip, scheduled pre shut down, and w...
1/4 cup oil of your choice (I usually use good quality olive or avocado oil)
1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 clove of garlic, grated
1 tsp Dijon mustard
Pinch of salt
Fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
Put all the in...