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Italian Rainbow Cookies

Italian Rainbow Cookies

Before leaving NY, we lived in Brooklyn, Cobble Hill to be exact, on a quaint treelined street called Clinton.  It was a lovely old Italian area filled with old-school butchers, bakeries, lovely people and Italian rainbow cookies. Not your typical “cookie” more cake-like, but something […]

Spring Artichoke Soup

Spring Artichoke Soup

I’ve always loved artichokes. A simple steamed artichoke with a side of melted butter is a true indulgence.  My mom made them for me like this as a kid, not all that often, but when she did, they were a real treat. Artichokes are themselves […]

Mango Margarita

Mango Margarita

Unbeknownst to me, National Margarita Day is February 22nd. Seems like an odd time you ask me. Margaritas exemplify Summer, long sunny days and warm relaxing evenings. So with that, I think a post about mango margaritas just in time for Memorial Day is the […]

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Oh my, do I love chocolate crinkle cookies. I’m late to the crinkle game I will say, it was years before I finally discovered how truly delicious these cookies are. While I still go salty over sweet, I am obsessed with cookies, and I don’t […]

Bulgogi Pork

Bulgogi Pork

Bulgogi, is one of Korea’s most well-known and loved barbecue dishes, typically featuring thin slices of beef that has marinated for hours and been grilled to perfection. The reason for the long marinate time is to allow of the flavors to be absorbed, creating an […]

Gruyere, Ham And Arugula Quiche

Gruyere, Ham And Arugula Quiche

Although quiche is considered a classic French dish, it actually originated in Germany in the medieval kingdom of Lotharingia, which the French later renamed “Lorraine“. The word “quiche” itself comes from the German word “kuchen“, meaning “cake“. Quiche is a savory dish consisting of a pastry crust filled […]