February 26, 2015

Breakfast for Dinner

Earlier this week, I was able to go to one of my favorite local diners, The Breakfast Club in Allston. That's right, a diner called The Breakfast Club! And THEY ONLY PLAY 80s MUSIC! It's...

February 16, 2015

Classic Banana Bread

One of the best things I like about snow days is that it is perfect for staying in and baking. There’s something very calming and comforting about the smell of fresh baked goodies, while...

Do you like how I just casually said "olive oil gelato" like it was no big deal, like it was something I always have in my freezer like my favorite strawberry Haagen-Dazs ice cream?

It’s time for a long-delayed installment of my Good Eats series, where I share some some of the great foods I’ve enjoyed but were previously undocumented. I used to regularly write these recaps –...

January 26, 2015

Baked Eggs with Chorizo

Baked eggs in tomato sauce in common in Spanish and Portuguese cuisine. I added chorizo because I love it. And I knew that the meaty, garlicky flavor would make these eggs extra special. Served...

This is something special. Fudgy and moist chocolate layers, filled with cherry preserves, brushed with Grand Marnier, and finished with a dark chocolate sour cream frosting. It has all my favorite things in one...

January 12, 2015

5 Healthy Desserts

Low-carb, gluten-free, vegan, Paleo - these aren't the typical words I use to describe the desserts I feature on this blog. But today is different! Today we're going to talk about some healthy desserts. January...

Rich, chocolate-y, buttery, sticky, sweet, and spiked with bourbon. Is there a better way to welcome in the new year?

December 29, 2014

Closing Out a Delicious 2014

I’ve been writing my year-end recaps the last few years (here’s 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013). Last year as I looked back at my Year of Gratitude, I said, I just know that 2014...

I wanted a cookie that would be loved by all, nothing too fancy, all wholesome and perfect. Kinda like my ideal man, minus the plaid and tattoos.