Platinum Chef Challenge #7

Platinum Chef Challenge #7

For this round of the Platinum Chef Challenge, the ingredients were butternut squash, cumin, chickpeas, vanilla, and barley. Some people might think I picked the ingredients with a dish...

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Crunchy Coconut-Peanut Tilapia

Crunchy Coconut-Peanut Tilapia

A couple weeks ago I found a great deal on a bag of frozen tilapia filets that I couldn’t resist. Not all fish lends well to freezing, but tilapia,...

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Roasted Squash and Ricotta Pasta

Roasted Squash and Ricotta Pasta

This is a dish I threw together out of leftover ricotta and squash that I didn’t want to waste. My husband said it tasted a lot unhealthier than it...

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Cooking with Nigella

Cooking with Nigella

Sometimes, it takes a blogging event to provide just the right needed push to make something new. One of my Hanukkah presents from Ben was Nigella Express. I adore...

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Master Baker Challenge: Cinnamon

Master Baker Challenge: Cinnamon

Here goes with another blog challenge… a baking challenge to be exact! For the first round of this challenge, the Master Bakers chose cinnamon as the key ingredient. I’ve...

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Eat to the Beat #1: Love and Pizza

Eat to the Beat #1: Love and Pizza

When Elly announced her idea for a new blogging event, Eat to the Beat, I certainly felt the pressure of a challenge. You see, I’m sort of embarassed to...

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Spicy City Finds

Spicy City Finds

No long and wordy post here, but I just wanted to share with you some neat products I found in NYC this past weekend. I didn’t plan to blow...

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