Guacamole! Olé!

Let me paraphrase a Tweet by Josh Groban: “Not yet. Not yet. OOPS! Too Late!” – Avocadoes. If you can find yourself a perfectly ripe, not veiny, not brown inside, beautiful soft avocado, TAKE IT! You need it! Guacamole is one of my favorite dips that just satisfies so many cravings all at once: Salty,…

Quick Snacks

So far, nothing has been more time consuming than Chicken Satay. With this 3 hour meal in mind, I have to divert to the idea of something quick because let’s face it, there isn’t always time! Salads For me, a salad is like teatime to a Brit. It involves precise shapes and thicknesses of tomatoes,…

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….

Homemade Bread in Under 2 Hours

When I moved to New York City in 2011, I became quite dismayed by how much I needed to spend on good quality food. Granted, things are different in every store; but thing with which I had the most difficult time, is the bread. I tried a number of types of breads from all sorts of locations- Whole Foods, Amy’s…

Homemade Pasta Sauce

A knowledge I carry from New York is that it is infamous for being outrageously costly. It doesn’t matter what you are buying, nothing is cheaper in NYC. So how do people afford such a high cost of living? You might first think of an increase in wages. Well, that’s only partially true. With rents…