Tag: yum

Lovely Lavender Loaf with Lemon Glaze

If you love lavender as much as I do, this loaf cake is a dream come true. Lavender is my absolute favorite smell and surprisingly, this was my first time cooking with it! Essential lavender oil is known to be a relaxer and stress-reliever. Enjoying…

Romagna Ready 2 Go – A Restaurant Review

Romagna Ready 2 Go – 182 Bleeker Street New York, NY 10012 When you hear that a secret Florentine garden recently opened as part of an authentic Italian restaurant in Greenwich Village, your first question should probably be how soon can I get there… After…

Paris, France Day #2 (Pt.1)

Paris, France Day #2 (Pt.1)

If there is one thing that makes getting out of bed super early in the morning a little bit easier, it is the fact that there is a delicious fresh crêpe awaiting your arrival at the end of the block. I tried out un crêpe…

Sweet View: Hoboken, NJ

Sweet View: Hoboken, NJ

             There’s something about summer that can turn a pastry run into an all-day leisurely stroll. Maybe it is an innate appreciation for beautiful weather and surroundings that causes us to get excited to spend time outdoors, or a Vitamin D deficiency from months…

Ritzy Rice Pudding

Ritzy Rice Pudding

Even the simplest recipes can be spiced up with a little bit of glam. Using the leftover cooked white rice I created the perfect recipe for homemade rice pudding, topped exclusively with ground cinnamon and lemon zest. Is your mouth watering yet? Let’s Get Started:…

Egg-Crowned Quinoa

Egg-Crowned Quinoa

There’s something royal about a colorful dish of quinoa jewels crowned with the whites and bright yellow yolk of a “sunny-side up” egg. It’s a great option for a quick and healthy afternoon snack, or even a full lunch depending on your portion size. Prep:…

Classy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classy Chocolate Chip Cookies

A classy spin on a classic childhood favorite. Best if enjoyed warm out of the oven, with a glass of milk. Let’s Get Started: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature* ¾ cup granulated sugar…

Little Luxuries

Little Luxuries

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” – Barbara Jordan Maybe it’s a silly concept, but this quote resonates…

CAB Pudding

CAB Pudding

One of the biggest reasons people do not think they can maintain a healthy diet is because they believe that they do not have the time to prepare healthy meals and snacks. This may be the case for more complex kitchen creations, but this recipe…