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breakfast, dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Guava & Cream Cheese Macarons

Guava & Cream Cheese Macarons

If you’re going to make macarons for the first time, you go to the master. And the master of almost all things food is inarguably Thomas Keller. Another Thomas I [...]

April 18, 2013 × 1 comment

breakfast, dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Garam Masala Pumpkin Bread

Garam Masala Pumpkin Bread

I’ve been neglecting this blog for almost a whole year. I have no excuses, no interesting stories about sabbaticals and traveling abroad, no real reasons why I’ve been so quiet. [...]

October 22, 2012 × 4 comments

breakfast, recipe

Guava & Cream Cheese French Toast

Guava & Cream Cheese French Toast

I often hear people commenting on how they’re not breakfast people. Or how they can’t eat for a few hours after they wake up in the morning. I do not [...]

April 28, 2011 × 6 comments

breakfast, recipe, sides & bites

Bacon, Black Pepper and Fig Scones

Bacon, Black Pepper and Fig Scones

Let me tell you about one of the best recipes I’ve made in a long time. But before I do, a little bit about my husband Tom. He’s always been [...]

April 8, 2011 × 12 comments

breakfast, dessert, recipe

Blood Orange Polenta Cake

Blood Orange Polenta Cake

I think it’s finally time to fill you in on that project I’ve been working on for the past 6 months. The one that’s kept me out of the kitchen [...]

March 18, 2011 × 27 comments

breakfast, entree, recipe, sides & bites

Leek & Gruyere Quiche with Bacon Breadcrumbs

Leek & Gruyere Quiche with Bacon Breadcrumbs

Quiches are funny things. They look all innocent and dainty with their crimped crusts sitting on pretty plates. Delicate slivers are featured at fancy bistros and meant to be “light” [...]

November 17, 2010 × 20 comments

breakfast, recipe, sides & bites

Angry Potatoes! (Patatas Bravas)

Angry Potatoes! (Patatas Bravas)

I am a lover of all things carbohydrate – bread, pasta, rice, potatoes – they all have a special place in my heart (and my stomach). I shudder at the [...]

July 27, 2010 × 14 comments

breakfast, dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Strawberry Nutella Tart with Graham Cracker Crust

Strawberry Nutella Tart with Graham Cracker Crust

It’s time to come clean. I have a new obsession I’ve been holding out on. A summer snack that I just cannot get enough of. Something I sneak when no [...]

July 20, 2010 × 12 comments

breakfast, entree, sides & bites

Zucchini Blossom & Mozzarella Baked Eggs

Zucchini Blossom & Mozzarella Baked Eggs

If I could eat one thing for breakfast for the next year, it would be Zucchini Blossom & Mozzarella Baked Eggs. I don’t know what it is about zucchini flowers [...]

June 9, 2010 × 14 comments

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Eating in Italy (and Spain) – Our Favorites

Eating in Italy (and Spain) – Our Favorites

I don’t even know where to begin with this one. There was just so much good food. Let’s start before the trip. I spent months searching the Serious Eats and [...]

May 10, 2010 × 16 comments

breakfast, dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Easy Skillet Lemon Almond Cardamom Tart

Easy Skillet Lemon Almond Cardamom Tart

Sunday morning the family came over for Easter Brunch. We weren’t a big crowd, but there was enough food to feed a small army. I made those Baked Eggs with [...]

April 6, 2010 × 13 comments

breakfast, entree, recipe, sides & bites

Easter Brunch: Baked Eggs with Gruyere

Easter Brunch: Baked Eggs with Gruyere

Whoever came up with brunch is a genius. Sure, it just a late breakfast, but it’s a late breakfast with Mimosas. And if you’re at my house, it’s a late [...]

April 2, 2010 × 7 comments