February 20, 2017

Osaka, Japan

I read that the people of Osaka spend more money on food than anything else, and that their food culture is characterized by the term "kuidaore" which roughly translates to eat oneself bankrupt. Most...

February 6, 2017

Nutty Chocolate Bars

There's creamy milk chocolate, Nutella (NUTELLA!), slivered almond, buttery pecans, brown rice crisps, some sea salt, and a knob of butter to round it all together. There's a lot of smooth creamy flavors and...

I relished every minute with family and friends, ate everything I've been craving and more, and had the time of life. Plus, lechon.

I believe in balance and in indulging in life's little pleasures, and with these recipes, you can do both. These breakfast recipes are all healthy and chock full of nutrition, but also taste incredible....

December 31, 2016

2016: A Year in Review

Dear 2016, Let’s be honest: many people consider you the worst year in a very long time. Almost everyone say they are sick of you. It’s true there has been some horrible things that happened...

Perfect if you like a good fudgy brownie base. Perfect if you like smooth and creamy peanut butter. Perfect if you like a little crunch (no, make that a lot of CRUNCH!) because the...

November 14, 2016

Boston Favorites, Lately

What a week this past one has been! The sombering results of the presidential elections has devastated everyone, including myself, but — there are glimpses of hope and unity if we choose to see...

The resulting cake is pure comfort, tender with soft apples and crunchy pecans, topped with sticky sweet and salty caramel, and plump apple slices. And because it has a lot of fruit, you'll also...

October 11, 2016

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

I used pumpkin cream cheese from one of go-to bagel shops, Bruegger's, which lent a slightly sweet flavor and velvety mouth-feel to the soup. I balanced it with plenty of spice, from cayenne pepper...

September 26, 2016

Asheville, North Carolina

Good food, good drinks, and lots of rest. These are the pillars of a great vacation, and exactly what Matt and I experienced in Asheville, North Carolina. When I read that one of my...