I’m sitting on my couch, my purple couch(!!), drinking peach lemonade with ruby-red vodka and eating chips with salsa while trying to figure out what to make for dinner. The windows are all open and a sweet summer breeze is blowing through. The sun’s reflection is dazzling and dancing on the rippling surface of the […]

Cook the Cover: Pasta al Pomodoro

Did anyone notice the design change to Bon Appetit magazine this month? With the change in editorial staff, specifically bringing on GQ Editor in Chief Adam Rapoport, the magazine and website have undergone a rather extensive make-over. Depending on who you ask, there is an equal amount of love and disdain for it. After Gourmet […]

Pasta Carbonara with Kale

You know that feeling you  get once the dust around you settles, and you are left looking around partially wondering “what just happened?”, but also “what now?”. Yea, that is where I am. Suddenly, I have time to think, write, cook, take photographs, anything and, perhaps not surprisingly, I’m king of paralyzed by it, unsure […]

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Leek and White Wine Sauce

I’ve been holding off on posting this for a couple of days, it is significantly more wordy than my usual posts. So, if you just want to get to the recipe, scroll on down, I won’t be offended at all I promise. If you are interested in my ramblings while forced to sit at home […]