• Grilled Beet and Hummus Stuffed Pita

    At the CSA, what’s available is written on a dry erase board when we first arrive at the entrance.  This tells us what’s available along with how much of a given thing we can take. Occasionally, as we pick produce, we will be offered items that weren’t on the board.  This becomes slightly like receiving …

    July 18, 2018
  • Instant pot short rib ragu

    Short Rib Ragu?! Who am I right now, making SHORT RIBS? I am a pillowy-gnocchi-loving-pasta-eater, that’s who. Carbs 100% dictate my life, and my current carbs wanted short rib ragu. Did you know that short rib ragu is so good, end of story, but also not end of story because it just takes pasta to …

    July 10, 2018
  • Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

    If there’s one dish that I make most often for family and friends, it’s vegetable lasagna. It’s probably the first big dinner that I ever learned to make. Even way back in college, when I would make a meal for a group, lasagna would be the main event. Nowadays, I love it as a Sunday …

    July 2, 2018
  • Strawberry Coconut Cream Tart

    I hope you all had a great weekend! It felt like summer around here, and it was amazing. We went for a long breezy walk to the farmers market, sat out on patios and drank wine, then sat out on (more) patios and ate dinner. It felt absolutely incredible to bask in the sun and …

    June 26, 2018
  • Mother’s Day Recipes

    Mother’s Day is this weekend! That sure came up quick! In case you need some recipe inspiration, here are a few of my favorites that I think would be perfect for the occasion. Plus, see below for an extra special giveaway 🙂 For brunch: I love these lightly sweet Coconut Mango Muffins. I often keep them in my …

    June 19, 2018
  • 10 Best Gourmet Recipes

    “There is no sincerer love than the love of food”, and we couldn’t agree more with George Bernard Shaw whose quote is famously used by food lovers across the globe. Food has the power to not only nourish one’s soul but also bring people together. If you love to cook then you will know that when you transform …

    June 5, 2018
  • The health benefits of popular foods

    Though the field of medicine continues to advance and branch out in many ways, nutritionists and health experts continue to praise the benefits of certain foods. In fact, eating healthfully has been shown to reduce the risk of obesity, cardiovascular illnesses, and even certain types of cancer. However, understanding which foods to eat for specific …

    May 30, 2018
  • Next Stop, Summer: A Day Aboard a Mister Softee Truck

    In a dimly lit depot in Hunts Point, the Bronx, Heli Vasquez prepared his Mister Softee truck for the drive to Manhattan. He had a fully charged AirPod in his ear, a giant bag of SunChips within reach and DVDs of his favorite old music videos to play. But all that would come later. “The …

    May 24, 2018