My favorites

My favorites

  • 26 Recipes
My favorites
Braided Italian Scali Bread

Braided Italian Scali Bread

I have never heard of Scali Bread before this,  and now it is in my to-make-again list. Scali Bread is the signature bread of Boston's Italian-American community
Roasted Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

Roasted Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

I am trying not to think about how much my electricity bill will be since the air conditioner is running constantly…
How to Make Perfect Quinoa

How to Make Perfect Quinoa

I’m super excited about spring and SO ready to shed, what I call, “my winter layer”. Smaller portions, lots of water, and skipping desserts is also part of my lose-the-winter-layer regime
Speculoos Pound Cake

Speculoos Pound Cake

 Since I don’t have a megaphone and I’m certain my family and neighbors will not appreciate my constant nagging and noise making throughout my neighborhood, I decided to write about it here instead
Bocaditos de Pizza

Bocaditos de Pizza

Estos bocaditos de pizza son vegetarianos pero se pueden hacer con el relleno que a Uds. se le antoje. Pueden usar peperoni, jamón, chorizo, jamón con piña, etc
Galletas de maicena

Galletas de maicena

Hola a todos,. Para una tarde lluviosa como la de hoy no hay nada mejor que meterse en la cocina para hornear y preparar unas galletas para disfrutar con un rico cafecito
Galletas de Higo

Galletas de Higo

Estas galletas de higo son una delicadas, elegantes y exquisitas. Consisten de un relleno perfecto encubierto por una galleta suave y deliciosa
Brazilian Chocolate Cake

Brazilian Chocolate Cake

But I do know that this is our go-to adult-birthday cake (God, there I go again, like I'm incapable of anything but amorphously crass innuendo) and it is, to my mind, perfect
Chopped Salad with Creamy Lemon Basil Dressing

Chopped Salad with Creamy Lemon Basil Dressing

This salad is my favorite. Mix all the ingredients for dressing in a blender until smooth and creamy. It's loaded with almost all the ingredients that I like
Nutella Churro Donut Holes

Nutella Churro Donut Holes

A couple weeks back while on my typical Churro rampage…these were born. Even I couldn’t help myself. Please do not use my images without prior permission
Brookies {Brownies+Cookies}

Brookies {Brownies+Cookies}

Because everybody knows chocolate chip cookies and brownies go together like peanut butter and jelly, like salt and pepper, like mustard and ketchup, like bacon and
Coconut Rice/ Thengai Sadam

Coconut Rice/ Thengai Sadam

       Coconut rice is absolutely flavourful. The sweetness of the coconut, onions and the heat from the fried dried red chilli
Jamie Oliver's sexy Fig Salad

Jamie Oliver's sexy Fig Salad

One of the first recipes I have ever made from Jamie Oliver is this salad. Ever since then, I make it when I can get a hold of fresh and juicy figs
A Fresh Thai Salad and Two Thai Dressings

A Fresh Thai Salad and Two Thai Dressings

 I make both dressings because my husband just loves Thai peanut sauces.  Although I enjoy the Thai peanut dressing, I really prefer the the sweet, tart, spicy option that (in my opinion) pairs better with the cucumbers
Detox Tabouli Salad

Detox Tabouli Salad

 I love to use Italian parsley in my cooking and grow mounds of it in my culinary garden.  . Need a delicious way to detox and cleanse out the ol’ body
Caprese Salad with a Fresh New Presentation

Caprese Salad with a Fresh New Presentation

With the addition of some soft, delicate, and creamy bufalo mozzarella and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and olive oil, you’ve got a feast bursting with flavor
Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

These sausage rolls were in my list to do for the longest time, but never got around them. While going through my list, my eyes caught them and it was a done deal