Grilled Baby Artichokes in a Basil and Lemon Marinade

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This recipe is remarkably easy to make, looks and tastes fabulous. A definite way to impress your dinner guests! I like to use it as an appetizer, straight up on a plate, eaten with a fork and knife. Once prepared … Continue reading

A Perfect Winter Salad: Wilted Spinach with Hot Olive Oil, Spinach, Feta and Shallots

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This salad is phenomenal. Hot olive oil slightly wilts fresh spinach, melts feta, and cooks shallots all tossed with a splash of sherry vinegar. It is a welcome departure from the ordinary salad and works well for any special occasion … Continue reading

Seafood in Tomato Sauce with Grilled Garlic Bread

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This is one of my all time favorite recipes. Delicious seafood in a spicy tomato sauce with grilled bread that has been rubbed lightly with raw garlic. You can dip, make a bruschetta like creation, or eat both separately. This … Continue reading

Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Pancetta

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This soup is one of the most flavorful and versatile soups you can make. It can be served hot or cold, perfect for the chillier East Coast weather or the sunny warm West Coast! This soup is healthy, wonderful looking, … Continue reading

Grilled Porterhouse Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

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I have been a huge fan of green chimichurri for as long as I can remember, often tempted to lick the sauce bowls it comes in at South American restaurants, so I knew it would only be a matter of … Continue reading

The perfect Spring recipe: Arugula Pesto

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Happy Friday everyone! No matter the level of craziness a day or week may take on, I always prefer having a delicious, healthy, interesting home-cooked meal over ordering in or surviving off the NYC coffee diet. This can easily be … Continue reading

Garlic and Fresh Basil Stuffed Boneless Leg of Lamb Steak with Broccolini and Roast Fingerling Potatoes

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One of my favorite things to do after a long workday is to wander on over to Eataly in NYC with no specific dinner meal ideas and come out with the inspiration and tools required to make something deliciously fantastic. This time … Continue reading

Olive Oil Baked Garbanzo Beans with Garlic and Rosemary

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This recipe is a deliciously unique take on snack food. For me, the basic necessities of a good savory snack are salt, crunch, and flavor. This unique way to prepare garbanzo beans has all three and are much more healthy … Continue reading