Fish Tacos with Lime Cilantro Crema

Fish Tacos and How to Use a Fillet Knife

This month, Zwilling sent me a fun challenge: use a fillet knife.  June's knives of the month are boning and fillet knives, so Zwilling sent me their ZWILLING Pro 7" Fillet Knife to try out. I have … [Read more...]

Ancho Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Avocado Cream

Ancho Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Avocado Cream

This is another recipe from the Cooking Light Diet Plan. These tacos are great for a weeknight meal because it's an under 30 minute recipe-- it's honestly mostly assembly. As a reminder, if … [Read more...]

Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes

Happy National Blueberry Pancake Day!! To celebrate, I partnered with Driscoll's to bring you a really delicious spin on traditional blueberry pancakes: Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes. Adding … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Star Cookies (Zimtsterne)

Cinnamon Star Cookies (Zimtsterne)

Now that Santa has waved from his sleigh in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, it is officially the Christmas season! (Does anyone else use this reference, or just my family?) New York may … [Read more...]

Browned Butter and Lemon Brussels Sprouts

Browned Butter and Lemon Brussels Sprouts

I love love love Brussels sprouts. I truly don't understand why I was told they were gross when I was a kid, they are a favorite veggie of mine now! Most recipes for Brussels sprouts include … [Read more...]

Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

I have been in full on grilling mode recently. I can't seem to get enough of recipes made on the grill! So as the end of summer continues to creep closer, I am trying to get in all of the grilling I … [Read more...]

Grilled Saffron Rack of Lamb  #VZWfoodies

Grilled Saffron Rack of Lamb #VZWFoodies

  I love the flavor that grilling adds to a recipe but I struggle with grilling protein to the correct temperature. This means we sometimes end up with dry, chewy and overcooked food or, even … [Read more...]

Blueberry Breakfast Bars

Blueberry Breakfast Bars

I have a coworker who absolutely loves blueberries. She is retiring this week, and I wanted to make her a blueberry treat before she left. I adapted this recipe for Blueberry Breakfast Bars on The … [Read more...]

Sparkling Honey-Ginger Bourbon Lemonade

Sparkling Honey-Ginger Bourbon Lemonade

When I have friends coming to visit, I like to  make a batch of cocktails beforehand so that I have a pre-made refreshment to serve. Lemonade-based drinks are a favorite of mine: I've made a … [Read more...]

Roasted Beet Hummus

Roasted Beet Hummus

I am just drawn to the color of beets. They make any dish look absolutely beautiful! I've done a couple of other beet dishes on here (Beet Risotto, Gemelli with Brown Butter Beet Sauce, and Roasted … [Read more...]

Lemon Angel Food Cupcakes

Lemon Angel Food Cupcakes

Every Mother's Day, I make my mom a citrus-themed dessert. She loves lemon desserts, so I've made Earl Grey Lemon Squares and a Lemon Tart with Raspberry Shortbread Crust in the past. This year, I … [Read more...]

Gemelli with Brown Butter Beet Sauce and Herbed Citrus Ricotta

Gemelli with Brown Butter Beet Sauce and Herbed Citrus Ricotta

I had a craving for beets ... of all weird things to get a craving! Anyway, as I was searching for a yummy beet salad recipe, I came across a recipe for Cavatelli With Brown Butter Beets, Ricotta and … [Read more...]

Lemony Chicken Fricassee with Shallots and Morel Mushrooms

Lemony Chicken Fricassee with Shallots and Morel Mushrooms

When making dinner on weeknights, I am always looking for a recipe that I can have made in 30 minutes or less. But that doesn't mean I'm willing to compromise on flavor! This Food and Wine recipe … [Read more...]

Honey Citrus Champagne Cupcakes

Honey Citrus Champagne Cupcakes

Happy New Year!! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season! My boyfriend and I had a New Years Eve party this year, complete with a champagne bar, dessert bar, and a DIY photo … [Read more...]

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Beer-Steamed Clams and Mussels

It is fitting that I am able to host this giveaway so close to my blog anniversary! One of my biggest inspirations for learning how to cook and starting a blog to document it was Cooking Light … [Read more...]