Savory Pumpkin Pie

After a long hiatus, I’m back to blogging. Feels good to finally be able to write about the recipes I’ve accrued over the past few months of over-time stress. Finally back to the… Continue reading

Ina Gartin’s chicken tajine

Despite her devotion to classic American and French food, one of the few times Ina’s championed a non-Western meal, it turned out to be one of the best recipes of hers I’ve tried.… Continue reading

Red Thai curry mac

If I cross my eyes this image reminds me of this painting of a woman lounging in an orange dress. Well, maybe not. It is quite lovely in its orange-ness though. This hue… Continue reading

Whiskey truffles

I made these for a Prohibition/speak-easy themed Halloween party. They were supposed to be fudge (spiked with single malt scotch), what I thought was a perfect nod to both the theme of the… Continue reading

Soft-scrambled eggs, Grandma’s way

Scrambled eggs. A no brainer. Why even do a recipe? They’re just screwed up omelets, right? What you serve the kids when you’re frying sunny side up eggs for yourself. I’m doing a… Continue reading

Pasta alla Norma in 20

Sometimes I don’t know whether Rachel Ray’s 30 minute meals concept is redundant or brilliant. Seriously, is a recipe that can be made in under 30 minutes that rare? Afterall, the show’s been… Continue reading

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Squash was one of my favorite foods when I was a kid, and I’m not even joking. Like, the pureed baby food kind, but I ate it way into my single digits (till… Continue reading

Duck with Chimichurri sauce

Boy, it’s been a while. Over a year in fact. I’m in grad school. This is hugely self indulgent. But what the hell. Duck. I love duck. I had a copy of Ferran… Continue reading