Festival of Lights (and Family and Food and Presents!)

Festival of Lights (and Family and Food and Presents!)

This weekend, Ben and I hosted our family for Hanukkah. It was truly a delight to have both sides of our family (about 20 people total) in our home...

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Hanukkah Sweets

Hanukkah Sweets

For my Hanukkah party this year, I chose two desserts a little bit out of my realm: rugelach and a cranberry almond caramel tart. Both were so unusual for...

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Hash-n-Eggs

Hash-n-Eggs

First of all, I realize this is not the prettiest picture and by some standards may land me into the realm of ugly food. And while some might argue...

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Honey, do you want s’more…

Honey, do you want s’more…

Just wanted to share something super cute from my amazing husband. He knew I’d been having a rough couple of days, and this evening I was begrudgingly out late...

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More on Squash and Pasta

More on Squash and Pasta

By now, I think most of us know about spaghetti squash: the wonderful winter squash that cooks up into a mild, stringy flesh – it’s a great noodle substitution...

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Holiday Cocktail Party

Holiday Cocktail Party

One of the problems with my love of cooking is that it seems I never have the opportunity to actually make all of the delicious ideas saved on my...

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Food Porn and Winter Grilling

Food Porn and Winter Grilling

That is, if you enjoy eggplant as I do! I’ve featured this dish before, but I made it again tonight and just wanted to share the pictures because I...

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