Homemade Hummus

My earliest memory of Hummus was as a small child with my sisters, Amy and Meadow. They paired it with Pumpernickel bread and we ate it as we walked around our tiny town. It wasn’t until I moved to New York City, in 2011, that I started to make it “from scratch,” as we say….

Baked Whole Fish

If you’re seeking a way to make a dinner that looks like it took you all day, prepare a whole fish. It always looks like a lot of effort, but the most effort lies in the process of eating! We typically choose one of the following types of fish, due to their size and taste:…

Good Ol’ Cheeseburgers

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a great burger. Ingredients: 1/2 tsp Chat Masala 1/2 tsp smoked salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp nutmeg 4 cloves crushed, minced, and sautéed garlic 450 grams ground beef (NOT a mix of pork and beef. Only beef.) Buns or bread of choice Combine all…

Common Kitchen Substitutions

I’m a firm believer in using what you have. If you don’t have milk or sugar or eggs, it’s not the end of the world. Over the years, I’ve treasured quick substitutions. Here are some of my favorites: Baking Soda & Baking Powder Baking soda is a hot commodity in Germany; while in the USA,…