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Chocolate-Raspberry Walnut Rugelach

Chocolate-Raspberry Walnut Rugelach

These chocolate-raspberry walnut rugelach are by far one of my favorite cookies. Within the history of Jewish foods that have traveled across continents, there are many examples of flavor changes and other adaptations, rugelach is one of them. What is Rugelach? Rugelach, pronounced “ROO-gəl-əkh“, for those […]

Superfood Elixir Juice

Superfood Elixir Juice

An elixir by definition is “a magical or medicinal potion“. I’ve always loved that word. When used in this juice recipe, it implies healing powers. In some ways, that’s true. This superfood juice elixir is as healthy as you can get in the juice world, […]

Aperol Cosmopolitan

Aperol Cosmopolitan

A stunning Aperol Cosmopolitan that’s perfect for sipping. I must confess, sometimes I love a good cosmo. But the key with making a great one is using good quality ingredients. In this case, good vodka and actual Contreau, seriously, don’t skimp it makes a difference. This drink […]

Cheese Arepas

Cheese Arepas

An arepa, is an iconic South American food with over 75 distinct forms and preparations. According to The Columbian Academy of Gastronomy, “arepas are part of (their) cultural heritage and can be considered a symbol of national gastronomic unity”. Arepas are flat, round, unleavened patties […]

Giant Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Giant Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

A friend of mine nicknamed these cookies the $10 cookie, honestly he may be on to something. These are my rich, decadent, giant brown brown chocolate chip cookies and I am truly obsessed with them. In this recipe I went “giant” because I love cookies and […]

Summer Berry Sorbet

Summer Berry Sorbet

Despite my boys being back in school, technically, it’s still summer. This has always been strange thing for me to accept. In New York, school started after Labor Day.  Even after so many years living on the West Coast, that still seems “normal“. With August […]