Summer in New England

My forehead, a permanent sheen of sweat. My hair, a frizzy pouf. My diet, mostly ice cream. Ahhh, summer. I’m glad you’re here.

These days, the sun is so bright, the sky is so blue, the strawberries are so sweet, that it’s easy to forget the 100-foot snow accumulations from winters past. Everyone is grinning, even when they’re sweating. Even Uber surge can’t dampen my good mood. Let’s all take advantage of these beautiful summer days.

strawberry cheesecake smoothies

This smoothie is insanely delicious - I mean, STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE, hello - and it's so creamy it can almost pass as a milkshake.

July 3, 2016

Little G Ice Cream

I fell hard and I fell fast for little g ice cream. I love the strawberry shortcake flavor, and I love that it's made in Boston by 17-year old Grace.

avocado ice cream

This Avocado Ice Cream is inspired by the ice cream of my youth. And it's a no churn recipe, meaning you don't need an ice cream maker to whip it up.

salami pasta salad
June 13, 2016

Zesty Salami Pasta Salad

I've combined some of my favorite things (pasta, cured meat, mayo, spice) for a not-your-run-of-the-mill pasta salad, guaranteed to be a hit at your next BBQ or summer party or weekend breakfast (no judging).

smores truffles with rum

The same s'mores flavors I love, in portable, poppable form! Filled with pillowy marshmallows, creamy chocolate, and graham cracker crumbs. Plus a little bit of alcohol.

shakeshack

In-N-Out Burger, animal style, was our first meal when we arrived in San Francisco a few weeks ago. Animal style means mustard-grilled patties, thousand island spread, grilled onions, and extra pickles. We got two...

mini almond cinnamon rolls

Soft and tender mini cinnamon rolls, filled with sweet almond paste and sliced almonds, topped with a bright Meyer lemon marmalade glaze

olive oil dulce de leche cake

Soft, spongey, olive oil layer cake, with a thick dulce de leche filling, a luscious cream cheese frosting, finished with a sprinkling of flaky, smokey sea salt