Spaetzle SCHMETZLE: Filling The Schnitzel Void

We all have that dish…. you know… THAT one… from that one place? Yeah, the one that we love and crave. Honestly, most of us have MANY of these dishes…. and over the last 14 months, that hole in our tummy has felt a bit more unavoidable and, well, punishing. With the state of the…

Xocolātl Macarons: A Sexy, Spicy Valentine’s Day Self-Care Ritual

The previous macaron post and recipe was at one extreme of the pendulum swing: complex, challenging and from one of the most hallowed bakeries (and chefs) around. This time, I wanted to try the other end of the pendulum swing. Why? Well, I wanted to knock out a smaller batch, focused on crafting a special…

Orecchiette Piccante con Scampi, Asparagi e Piselli

WELCOME SUMMER! (Yes, this recipe I originally posted in the sweltering heat and humidity of a New England late June… but, by updating my site, now you could bring some summer to your winter with it too!) In honor of this, I decided to make a simple, summery pasta last night after seeing some inspiration…

Thanksgiving TPP (Turkey Pot Pie)

One thing I love, is how many places there are out there online to get amazing inspiration for food, drink and celebrations. My issue? Too often the recipe is at the end of a super long story from the author. Not that I don’t appreciate the story, no not that at all. It’s not that…