Cinnamon Sugar Protest

Most of my life, cooking has been my escape from the problems of the real world.  I originally went to college to study Journalism, but I became so disillusioned with not only the state of the industry, but the state of the world, that writing became more upsetting than liberating. I had just recently started…

My Secret Desire

A long time ago, around the time I started writing this blog, I was still living in Boston, finishing up my first college degree, and working at a chic restaurant on Newbury Street. Working at this place was a very special time in my life, as the people I met during this time are still…

Simple Breakfast Biscuits

If there’s one thing I love, its biscuits.  Buttery, flaky, and super easy to make, these little bundles of love are great when stuck inside with not much to do, or anytime, to be honest. This recipe is pretty basic, and for good reason.  When I was doing some research, I found that biscuit means…

Recipe: Halibut Croquettes

Using up trim and scraps has always been an important part of working in a kitchen– nothing (or as little as possible)– should go to waste.  Now that I am managing a kitchen of my own(!), I can really help implement this idea. Croquettes are amazing- potato and roasted fish, mixed together to form an…

Spring Is Here! Let’s Make Some Soup

If you Live in New York (or anywhere in the Northeast, I’m sure), you might be as reluctant as I am some days to say that spring is really here.  Least to say, it has been a chilly intro to summer this year, but that’s no reason to not enjoy the bounty of the now-late…

Basic Recipe: Making Stock

Last week, I finished my last week at my job in a French restaurant. It was an incredibly humbling and inspiring experience, and one that I won’t soon forget. I feel like honoring that experience today. Working in places that are using such classic recipes and cuisine really hammered home how important it is to…

4 Foods to get you Summer–Body ready without breaking the bank!

Hey All, In light of my previous submission by my friend Helen, I’ve been receiving lots of articles from writers wanting to share their tips on cooking, staying healthy, and eating in general. It’s been awesome and super fun to read things by others, and I want to support my fellow writers (and in this…

Crazy- Amazing Stuffed Squid

As much as I love to write about cooking, I myself am a professional cook in my everyday life (which explains why I almost never have time to post).  One of the many amazing things about my line of work is the incredible people I have met along the way.  Don’t get me wrong, the…

Wintertime Sweet Potato Hash

I don’t know about anybody else, but I hate the cold. With a passion. So when the weekend rolls around its hard to get me out of my warm bed to head anywhere. A girl’s gotta eat, though, right? I’m not one to forgo yummy breakfasts and brunches just because I don’t want to deal…

Roasted Chicken Ramen Broth

Even though spring is (supposedly) around the corner, its been pretty frigid.  There was a blizzard of sorts here on the Northeast the other day. What better way to warm up than a steaming bowl of soup? I was craving ramen the other day, and so I decided to try my hand at making a…