Sous Vide cooking is something I've never tried before. I've heard the term tossed around here and there but mostly by professional chefs. Never by the hobbyist home cook. However, I recently attended an event by Chef Steps where Gail Simmons introduced me to an entirely...

Sun, wine, and seafood. Those have been staples so far in my summer this year. I never used to cook seafood because I was always scared I'd ruin it or overcook it but this year my confidence is a little higher in the kitchen and...

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New York has received high praise for its pizza. Some say it's the water. I think it has a lot to do with the interesting creatives that know no bounds when it comes to trying new things. One of my favorite pizza places here is...

I first learned about Shakshuka a few years back while I was browsing through an issue of Saveur. Shakshuka, a popular dish in Israel, is a hearty dish made with eggs and tomato sauce . When I saw the recipe in Saveur, I was mesmerized by...

One of my favorite things about summer is being able to cook outdoors. It's hard to cook outdoors in the city so I take full advantage of it whenever I head home to NJ on weekends. This past weekend was father's day weekend and my...

I think I'm aiming for the title "Crostini Queen" over here. There are a handful of crostini recipes already on the blog such as the peach crostini with roasted blueberries and the beet and goat cheese crostini but I still just can't seem to get enough of these little...

Cinco de Mayo is one of those holidays filled with tons of drinking and eating. If you plan on going to a party and need something to bring, these empanadas are perfect. These “two-bite” appetizer sized empanadas are filled with spicy, smoky, chipotle chicken. You...

Whenever I am having guests over my favorite little bite to make is a crostini. Crostinis are not only great for entertaining but they are extremely easy to make and the flavor combinations of what you put on top and how you assemble them is...