Burnt Eggplant with Garlic, Lemon and Pomegranate Seeds for #SundaySupper

Last year I won a copy of the cookbook Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tammi. When I received it in the mail, I was completely blown away by how breathtaking the front cover was, only to open it and be even more astounded by the pictures inside. The two authors are from different parts […]

Roasted Chickpeas = Easiest Snack Ever!

Happy November! Today I’m sharing one of the easiest recipes ever. Roasted Chickpeas! I can’t even justify calling this an actual “recipe” because it’s so simple and easily adaptable to whatever you want it to be.A quick tasty snack? Toss the chickpeas in some olive oil, salt, pepper and mix and match different spices….garlic powder, chipotle […]

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

There are a million and one variations of spinach and artichoke dip recipes all over the Internet. Every food blogger has a basic recipe and then a few different takes on the original with all kinds of ingredients. It’s been made into a baked chicken dish, a pasta dish, topping for pizza, a filling for lasagna, […]

Escape from Hurricane Isaac: NJ Visit Part 3

Being that I’ve gotten to be this crazy baker/chef/food fanatic, my family wanted to see what I could do. My sister and one of her best friends requested I bake something, so I had to come up with something good to impress them. I decided on a banana-Nutella bread, loaded with chocolate chips and topped […]

Recent Restaurant Reviews: City Fish Market, Truluck’s

I’ve been to a few new restaurants (new to me, at least) over the past couple weeks. It’s time to recap the experiences and give my readers some new Boca area places to try. On Mother’s Day, Bubby and I went to Brio for some good Italian food. I had heard this restaurant was really […]

Go Nuts & Cranberries for Chicken Salad!

Inspiration for recipe development can come from anything. Recently, mine came in the form of Greek yogurt. Chobani, to be exact. Last month right around my birthday, I jokingly tweeted the brand saying something along the lines of ‘why not send one of your biggest fans a birthday present?’ I didn’t really expect a response, […]

Party time!

With the Super Bowl right around the corner, dips and fun finger foods are on everyone’s minds. If you’re headed to a party, there’s bound to be a huge variety of foods for you to dig into, but sometimes these appetizers are a little heavy on the calories. Why not be the one to bring […]

Ode to Red Chili Pepper Spread

Some people like mayonnaise, some like sour cream; Some people like ketchup, but those people aren’t me. Some people use salsa, some people use dip; Some like to use cheese to smother on their chips. Some people cook with herbs, some with lots of spices; Some even use chocolate — we all have our vices. […]

On the 8th Day of Hanukkah

For the last day of Hanukkah, I wanted to show off some of the holiday fare my family and friends were generous enough to share with me.    My mom put together a delicious spread to celebrate the end of the holiday. A combination of fruit, potato latkes and her take on a Western-style Omelette completed […]