Marinated Feta

Chunks of marinated feta in olive oil and herbs.

Have you ever tried marinated feta? If you haven’t you are seriously missing out. Feta is one of my favorite cheeses on an average day. But coat it in an herby, beautiful olive oil? Heaven.  June is normally a special month for me. My aunt Cheryl’s birthday is in June. Every year, my grandmother typically …


Classic Green Salad

Spring Classic I’m pretty happy these days. Warm summer days just do something to my body. This is my first summer in LA after moving here from NYC in the fall. I’ve been hitting up the Hollywood Farmer’s Market on the weekends and just marveling at the explosion of produce going on over there. Rows …

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Sourdough Flatbread

Tomatoes and ricotta on a sourdough flatbread, on a plate, on a marble surface,

I love a sourdough flatbread. For years, the prefect recipe has eluded me. The grocery store options leave a hell of a lot to be desired. When I started my path of sourdough break baking, I struggled with what to do with the discard. Usually I’m trying to feed my starter as quickly as possible …

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Bestest Banana Bread

I woke up one morning and thought, “How can I make the Bestest Banana Bread?”   First, I read about 100 recipes for banana bread. I wrote down all my favorite parts. Then, I eliminated anything that skimped on flavor for calorie restriction or some such nonsense. This banana bread is hardly even bread. It’s …

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CDMX City Guide

Fried churros sold on the street in Mexico City

Here is the legend of Mexico City: the Mexica (prounounced: meh-shee-ka) people searched for many years to settle a home in the rugged central American landscape. A prophet foretold that they would find their home on an island, in the middle of a lake, on top of a mountain- where an eagle would be perched …


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