• National Banana Cream Pie Day
  • Mixed Berry Crumble in Le Creuset Mini Cocottes
  • Jalapeño Cheddar Pretzels
  • Love List: Valentine’s Day Treats 2/11/15
  • Fresh Start with Del Monte

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  • Love list 3/4/15: Kitchen Containers

    Love list 3/4/15: Kitchen Containers

    My kitchen cabinets are fully stocked with spices, dried pastas, etc. I like to keep a lot on hand because I cook and bake often and am constantly using different ingredients. I’m not a huge fan of the cardboard boxes and plastic containers that most items come in when I pick them up from the […]Read More »
  • National Banana Cream Pie Day

    National Banana Cream Pie Day

    I recently enrolled in baking classes at the Institute of Culinary Education and last month we had a demo on how to make pie crust. We made an apple pie that night and I ended up having some extra dough. I wrapped it in plastic wrap, dated it, and threw it in the freezer when I […]Read More »
  • What is “Mise en Place”?

    What is “Mise en Place”?

    Ever find yourself in a professional cooking setting where you’ve heard the term “Mise en Place” get thrown around and you say to yourself, “Mise en .. who”? This fancy French term actually has a fairly simple meaning. It means to “put in place” aka getting all of your ingredients out and prepped before you […]Read More »
  • Love List 2/25/15: Pistachio Recipies

    Love List 2/25/15: Pistachio Recipies

    The love list this week is all about pistachios since tomorrow is National Pistachio day! The list includes, snacks, salads, and sweets. I know I’ll be in the kitchen tomorrow whipping up treats to celebrate! 1. Pistachio Basil Ricotta Spread with Honey, Snixy Kitchen 2. Celery Root and Apple Salad, Every List Bite 3. Dishing Up the Dirt, Pomegranate and […]Read More »
  • Jalapeño Popper Mac & Cheese Review

    Jalapeño Popper Mac & Cheese Review

    Not too long ago I tried out a Mac + Cheese recipe that I absolutely loved and wanted to quickly share it with you all! This past summer one of my closest friends gave me the “Mac + Cheese Cookbook” on my birthday. The book contains 50 easy to follow recipes from the restaurant Homeroom located […]Read More »
  • Mixed Berry Crumble in Le Creuset Mini Cocottes

    Mixed Berry Crumble in Le Creuset Mini Cocottes

    There has been no escaping the cold here in New York. Temperatures have been so cold that I’ve been reluctant to even leave my apartment. When the weather is like this I always crave warm comforting foods. Le Creuset has these adorable mini cocottes that are perfecting for making warm dishes in single servings. I’m […]Read More »
  • Love List 2/8/15: Colorful Kitchens

    Love List 2/8/15: Colorful Kitchens

    A kitchen is a place for more than just cooking. It’s a place where you can sit and knock out some work, enjoy a glass of wine, or gather with friends and family. If you spend a lot of time in your kitchen then it’s worth putting in a little extra effort to ensure the design […]Read More »
  • Jalapeño Cheddar Pretzels

    Jalapeño Cheddar Pretzels

    The last time I made pretzels my age was still in the single digits. It was at a place in PA and I was with my grandma and brother (photo below). Growing up, our house was constantly stocked with pretzels. My dad worked in Philly and would always bring home a brown paper bag filled with warm, salty, fresh […]Read More »
  • Love List: Valentine’s Day Treats 2/11/15

    Love List: Valentine’s Day Treats 2/11/15

    I’m a huge fan of homemade gifts. When you take the extra time time to craft something with your hands it really shows how much you care. With Valentine’s Day around the corner I wanted to put together a love list that would inspire you guys to get crafty. Make your loved ones Valentine’s Day extra special this […]Read More »
  • Fresh Start with Del Monte

    Fresh Start with Del Monte

    During the winter months I always find it hard to get out of bed. The cold just makes me want to hide underneath my warm covers all day. In order to combat those winter blues, I try to make sure my breakfast choices are healthy so I can boost my morning energy. I typically like starting the […]Read More »

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