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Crispy Scallion Pancakes

Crispy Scallion Pancakes

My entire family is addicted to Chinese food.  For my husband and me, it’s just in our blood after growing up in NYC. We grew up eating crispy Peking duck served with fluffy pancakes; dumplings of all varieties; and perfectly browned, crispy scallion pancakes. Our older […]

Changemaker Series: Culinary Team Building Pioneer Suzen O’Rourke And Her Go-To Tomato Appetizer

Changemaker Series: Culinary Team Building Pioneer Suzen O’Rourke And Her Go-To Tomato Appetizer

My featured Changemaker is Suzen O’Rourke who is a pioneer in the field of culinary team-building and founder of a cooking school Cooking by the Book (or “CBTB”) in New York City. Suzi (as many call her) is also a dear friend and mentor. Suzi is one […]

Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mocktail

Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mocktail

This blood orange-pomegranate mocktail with a touch of turmeric is not only seasonal, it’s hands-down delicious. For all my non-drinkers out there, this recipe is a must try.  Lightly sweet and bubbly, this beauty is not only nice to look at, it might even be […]

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Whipped Feta

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Whipped Feta

Impress everyone with this lovely seasonal and satisfying roasted cauliflower steak with whipped feta recipe.  Honestly, I would eat plain old roasted cauliflower everyday.  But as I have said before (and my husband strongly believes), cheese makes everything better.  This dish is actually inspired by a […]

Chocolate Malted Ovaltine Cupcakes

Chocolate Malted Ovaltine Cupcakes

Who remembers Ovaltine?  If you remember Tang, you may also remember Ovaltine. Ovaltine is a brand of milk flavoring product made with malt extract, sugar and whey that can be used with hot or cold milk.  Introduced in 1904, Ovaltine was created in Switzerland where […]

Authentic Swedish Meatballs

Authentic Swedish Meatballs

Sweden is a stunningly beautiful place, and authentic Swedish meatballs are worth a trip there alone. Totally serious, they were amazing. I traveled to Stockholm in the summer with my family, the first stop in a three-part European adventure. I had never been to Sweden […]