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Jamaican Coconut Cornbread

In the midst of the chaotic tilt that my life has taken lately, I keep being overtaken by the feeling that these are the good ol’ days. This is the time I’ll look back on, as an old woman, and wish I could revisit. I’ve had to remind myself of that, when I feel overwhelmed, […]

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Tailgate Fries with Sriracha Sauce plus a $500 grilling giveaway

  (This post contains affiliate links) I’ve spent the better part of the past few months obsessing over my new grill. After going a year without one, sad faceing at the grill recipes I saw on other blogs, I finally caved and bought one. As a way to feel a little less guilty about taunting […]

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Greek Pasta Salad

      I can’t sit here and tell you that I have no idea why I love to Greek-ify things. I’ve already told you about my midnight boat experience between Italy and Greece, and the indelible moment that created in my life. More than that, it was Igoumenitsa, a port in Greece, where I realized […]

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Grilled Watermelon Salad

Grilled watermelon salad is the perfect summer side dish. Slice up some watermelon rings, throw them on the grill (literally if you’re brave enough), wait for some gorgeous smokey grill marks to spear and you’re half way there. If you don’t have a grill, a grill pan will work fine. You can also skip the […]

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Grilled Corn with Sriracha Scallion Butter

I’m can’t decide what I’m more excited about, the best grilled vegetable recipes I’ve made in years, or this awesome giveaway. Lets talk about this corn for a second. Of course the original purpose of the corn itself was merely as a vehicle for the Sriracha butter, which I adapted from The Sriracha Cookbook (you […]

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Beverly Hills Potatoes with Pesto Butter

I’m cooking on The Today show on Wednesday. I wish I was cool enough to have a witty lead in and build up to the exciting news, but I’m just going to digitally blurt it out: I’m cooking on The Today Show, in New York, on Wednesday. I’ll be battling it out with two other […]

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Salt Roasted Whole Fish with Grilled Artichokes

It’s been a strange few weeks for me, cooking wise. I’ve been getting back to the food I love, remembering why I ever picked up a whisk in the first place, challenging myself as a cook and remembering the food I fell in love with. If you follow my other blog, you are aware of […]

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Greekamole: Greek Guacamole

Did I ever tell you about the time I was on a boat halfway between Italy and Greece and had my first Greek salad? I was just out of college, completely broke, and had nearly smuggled myself on board an overnight cruise ship. Although I was supposed to stay on the lower deck, I wandered […]

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Cheap Eats: Rosemary Potato Tart (Serves 4 for $4.87)

I started a Cheap Eats section of my blog because I wanted dishes that were good enough for a dinner party, but didn’t cost a lot. It was a challenge to myself to create dishes that I’m so proud of I want to serve to company, but that will serve 4 people for less than […]

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Quinoa Crab Salad with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

I could eat this salad every day. I realize that quinoa has become a food trend that will inevitably run it’s course, I don’t care. I’ll love it and I’ll eat it long after it’s no longer cool. The first time I made it, I cooked it the same way I cook rice and the […]

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