Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry

Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry

I have been having a crazy couple of weeks, so despite cooking a bunch of weeknight-friendly meals, I haven't had much of a chance to write any posts to share those recipes! This one is too tasty to … [Read more...]

Tortilla Crusted Fish with Strawberry Avocado Salsa

Tortilla Crusted Fish with Strawberry Avocado Salsa #strawberrymonth

May is National Strawberry Month! I have many a strawberry-filled recipe on my blog (like this recipe for Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes) but most are desserts. Strawberries are considerably more … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Banana Pudding Cheesecake Bars

Peanut Butter Banana Pudding Cheesecake Bars

If you follow my Instagram, you may have seen what "tough" research I had to do this weekend for this post. With the 3rd Annual South Street Spring Festival just days away (Saturday, May 2), I visited … [Read more...]

Mini Chocolate Earl Grey Cakes

Chocolate Earl Grey Cakes

We are coming up on Mother's Day again! Every year, I make my mom a little treat that almost always include citrus and/or bergamot, and this year is going to be no different! (Previous years treats: … [Read more...]

Smoked Sausage with Rigatoni

Smoked Sausage with Rigatoni #HillshireSausage

Whew. I am having a crazy busy month, so unfortunately my cooking is suffering. I can never have too many weeknight meal options (ie. meals that can be on the table in 30 minutes or less) at my … [Read more...]

Steak in the Pan with Butter, Potatoes au Gratin & a Perfect Manhattan #PartyLikeAMadMan

Virtual Mad Men Finale Party – Steak in the Pan with Butter, Potatoes au Gratin, and a Perfect Manhattan

This Sunday is the beginning of the end of Mad Men. Sniffle. I have been a huge fan of the show for years and am sad to see it end. But that doesn't mean I can't still throw a little party of my own … [Read more...]

Curry Shrimp in Coconut Milk

Curry Shrimp in Coconut Milk & Preview of Caribbean Cuisine Week

Next week, many Philadelphia restaurants will be participating in Caribbean Cuisine Week. The week, held from April 8th - April 10th this year, helps raise funds to send over 700 high school athletes … [Read more...]

Swordfish with Macadamia Nut Crust and Papaya Salsa

Swordfish with Macadamia Nut Crust and Papaya Salsa

I can't say that I know much about Hawaiian food, past that I assume is it fish-heavy and influenced by tropical and Asian/Polynesian flavors (with their favorite canned meat, Spam, sprinkled in, of … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Nests

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Nests

Every Easter, my fiance's mom makes peanut butter nests for her sons to take home. They are made with chow mein noodles, mixed in a melted peanut butter sauce, shaped into little nests and topped with … [Read more...]