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Sunday Supper: Moroccan tagine

December 17th, 2007 · 5 Comments

It was a cold and stormy Sunday so made for a perfect night to invite friends over to the orphanage for family supper.  I'm staying with my friend Rachel and Mara is in town as well so we've taken to calling the cozy apartment the orphanage as it's offering us refuge from various things.  We [...]

Tags: Chicken · Comfort Food · Entertaining · Entree

Harvest Celebration

October 14th, 2007 · 4 Comments

I'm staying with my friend Rachel in the West Village in NYC and we decided to host a little party – fall being our inspiration.  Over the summer when I had been in NY Rachel had taken me to an amazing restaurant in the neighborhood called, The Little Owl.  We had the most incredible meal [...]

Tags: Appetizers · Entertaining · Entree


September 19th, 2007 · 8 Comments

I wrote this post back in May when I was in the midst of cooking classes, the stage at a restaurant, and working at sweetriot .  Things haven’t really slowed down but I’m finally getting back to blogging and have finished this post!  (Only took a few months!) Booya-baisse My busy schedule has precluded me [...]

Tags: Entertaining · Entree · Fish · Soup

Beholden by a Molten

February 3rd, 2007 · 13 Comments

Time for another video! If you’re reading this in email or RSS, please click through to view it! If there is one dessert that I make when I need or want something from my boyfriend it's probably a chocolate molten cake.  There is something about the decadent nature of this dessert that causes the recipient [...]

Tags: Dessert · Entertaining · Videos

Make Room For Mushrooms

December 8th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Several months ago I brought home some packages of dried Italian mushrooms from Trader Joe's with the intention of making something with them.  Well, the day finally arrived that I put them to good use and restored them to their fragrant splendor.  These assorted mushrooms had been dormant for at least a month in my [...]

Tags: Entertaining · Entree · Sides

It’s A Wrap!

December 5th, 2006 · 7 Comments

I love summer rolls.  The cold chewy texture of rice paper wrapped around a little package of refreshing flavors is so fun to eat and pleasing to the palate.  There are endless combinations and the fun is in creating rolls that match your tastes.  I was inspired to make these vegetable rolls after I enjoyed [...]

Tags: Appetizers · Dip · Entertaining · Party Food

Meat Me For Dinner

August 22nd, 2006 · 3 Comments

As you may have discerned from my many posts for fish dishes – I love seafood.  I usually have fish about three times a week – at least.  Every now and again though I crave a delicious bit of meat.  One of my favorite preparations is grilled filet of beef with herb butter.  I love [...]

Tags: Entertaining · Entree

Tried and True

August 15th, 2006 · 9 Comments

Jamie Oliver is one of the first chefs who really, really inspired me.  The type of food that he cooks, the ingredients he uses, and his easy no-nonsense methods come together to produce artful, creative, and delicious dishes.  I can vouch for the delicious part because I've tried a number of his recipes and I've [...]

Tags: Entertaining · Entree · Fish

A Sure Bet Vinaigrette

July 30th, 2006 · 6 Comments

I love salads and one accompanies most dinners that I prepare.  I love to enjoy my salad after the main course as I find it to be a lovely finish to the meal.  My everyday dressing is simple and fast but I have to admit that making other variations are pretty simple too and they [...]

Tags: Entertaining · Salads

The Odd Couple

July 26th, 2006 · 8 Comments

Little can go wrong when there's chocolate involved.  This is probably the same thought process my boyfriend employed when he bought me Brownie Points by Lisa Slater – a cookbook containing over 100 brownie recipes.  (Either that or he just wanted me to start baking him brownies.)    Aptly, the first recipe that I decided to [...]

Tags: Dessert · Entertaining