Recent Recipes

Chewy Coconut Pineapple Cake

  This cake is not a traditional fluffy poundcake.The inside is chewy,  sticky, and completely addictive. I was attempting to make a run-of-the-mill dry pound cake and cover it with frosting but ended up substituting a few ingredients and inventing this. It was...

Cinnamon Chicken Rice Soup

This is one of my mom's go-to recipes when she needs a quick soup. I have been eating this dish for years and only after I asked for the recipe did I realize how much cinnamon was in it. It is probably not what you are imagining. It is not a cinnamon roll soup, but...

Pesto Parmesan Burger

Much like Italians themselves, this burger is packed with flavor, style, and Italianiness. This recipe makes two burgers, double or triple as needed. 1/2 pound ground beef1 teaspoon pesto 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheesepinch of salt, and pepper To serve: 2 buns 2...

Recent Deep Thoughts

How You Eat Your Eggs Says Everything About You

    Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, right after lunch, dinner, pre-snacks, and post-snacks. People who have breakfast everyday are 50% more likely to be 17% happier than people who skip breakfast. These statistics are based on zero research and are...

Pick That Fork Back Up!

  When I start eating, I only stop for two things: I finished all the food or I'm so full I can barely breath. This means that once the utensils are picked up off the table, they do not get put back down until I am done. I move with purpose when food is around....

I took The Chew For Granted, And Now It’s Gone

  ABC's The Chew was a cross between a talkshow, a cooking show, and a 70's gameshow. The multifaceted hourlong episodes covered everything from food trends, to classic recipes, celebrity gossip, gadgets, cooking techniques, and trivia, to name but a few. The...

Recent Disgustingly Delicious

Murcianico Style Chips

Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain. It is the 7th largest city in the country according to Wikipedia, but not many people outside the area have heard of it. I lived there for two years. Work brought me reluctantly to this city, but it's charm made me fall in love...

Fluffy Hot Mess In My Mouth #Dessertgasm

The above hot mess of goodness is made in a cast-iron skilled with a base of peanut butter, lotus cookie crumble, milk chocolate, and is topped with marshmallows. It is put in the oven until the the chocolate and peanut butter melt and become one, and the marshmallows...

Italians, Look Away!

There is a shameful lunchtime childhood memory I need to share. I must warn you, it is a little unsettling. In high school I had a Greek friend I would have lunch with everyday. Actually they were twin sisters and I hung out with both. There mother use to make a pasta...

Eat Here

Now I Aint Saying I’m A Gold Eater…

There is a magical place in Abu Dhabi that serves up golden cappuccinos and golden vanilla camel milk soft serve ice cream. Yes, you read that right: Gilded camel milk vanilla soft serve ice-cream. I'm not talking about a tiny little fleck on the top to symbolize...

Llaollao Serves Up Spreadable Crack And I’m Addicted

Imagine creamy, tangy soft-serve frozen yogurt topped with a think layer of warm Speculoos. But I’m not just talking about a small decorative drizzling of the heavenly spread, I’m talking a one-to-one ratio. Speculoos (Lotus Spread) is spreadable crack, which I used...