Boy, do I have a story for you. In August 2010, my husband was in China Town in Queens and he picked up a very special present for me. We love to watch Andrew Zimmern on the Travel Channel as he tries the most unique foods around the world and one of his least favorite […]
Macarons are my vice! I just can’t get them right. I don’t know what I am doing wrong and I think I need to bring in a macaron expert to show me how to make these delicate little treats (any takers?). Just look at those finished macarons above! No foot. No poof. And lots of […]
I never really read Bon Appetit magazine before because I thought the recipes were just too complicated! But ever since I began taking on the adventure of cooking untraditional and challenging recipes, the fancy foods that always intimidated me are no longer my vice. Now, I rip out recipe after recipe from the magazine! Hopefully […]
“Fried pickles! Are you serious?!?”That’s what I hear you saying right now. You can just blame (or thank)Â my sister-in-law, Erica, for the idea. I try not to make a habit of frying food in my kitchen but I just had to try these. I don’t even like pickles, but everything tastes better when battered andÂ fried […]
The ups and downs of making homemade taffy! Stick around and see what happened. Shout out to NissaniaÂ Hazghia for sending me the recipe. If you have any recipes that you want me to try, just post them on my fan page. Maybe you will get a shout out too!
While grocery shopping, I walked right in to a bag of tempura mix! Literally. It fell off of the shelf and right in my cart. Was it a sign? I like to pretend it was. I figured I would batter some kind of fish and make it for dinner one night, but instead, Justin and […]