Simple & Tasty Recipes

Classic Apple Pie

Apple pie is probably the most popular American pie in history. There are two main types of pie dough: flaky pie dough and mealy (more crumbly and compact) pie dough.…

Glazed Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Sauce & Raspberries

I love this cake. Why? It’s simple, yet it feels rich and indulgent. Plus, it’s a showstopper with its mirrored chocolate glaze and fresh raspberry sauce. I was taught this…

CLASSIC RAGU RECIPE

‘Eat with your hands, it’s good for you’, my aunt said something along those lines to me when, as a kid, a variation of this dish was set in front…

Brined & Herb Roasted Turkey Recipe

Every good cook needs to know how to roast a turkey for the holidays. Practice will make perfect. Don’t be daunted by the size of the bird. Give yourself ample…

Classic Caramel Pudding Recipe

What is a budino, you ask? A budino is an Italian pudding or custard. It’s a silky, creamy, sweet dessert. We would share a version of this budino on some…

Cheesy Pasta Bake Casserole Recipe

During my university days, I was a bit more focused on my social life than I was on food, health and any of the things in life that I now…

Czar Salad & Parmesan Chips

I don’t think there’s salad more popular than Caesar. It seems to be the salad most people default to when they’re just not sure what to eat. But that doesn’t…

JAMAICAN CUP PIES

There are powerful spices in these pot pies that mimic the flavor of the Jamaican beef patties we’d buy from the corner store growing up. The crusts alone have such…

Cinnamon Churros With Mexican Chocolate Dipping Sauce Recipe

The base for the beloved churro is pâte choux. Pâte choux is technically a thick paste made from a roux with the addition of eggs. Pâte choux is a versatile…

Prawn And Coconut Rice Recipe

This dish is sort of like a risotto in that the rice is soft and kind of like Risi e Bisi, the Venetian spring dish that’s made with peas mixed…

Tarragon And Dijon Mustard Chicken Recipe

Pan sauces can seem a intimidating (aka sauces made with the brown bits left in the pan and some other ingredients). Accurately approximating how much oil is left in a…

Lemony Ricotta Pillows Recipe

I took a bus to New York from Texas with less than $200 on me. I was estranged from family, broke and temporarily homeless, but those things didn’t stop me…

Homemade Pepperoni Pizza Recipe

Homemade pizza should be a staple recipe for every cook, and it’s really easy to make. Not only that, but it’s a great recipe to get friends and family involved.…

Sheet Pan Tomato Pizza Recipe

There’s nothing much like the sound of vegetables and fruits blistering in the oven. Grapes and tomatoes get so hot their skins split, and their juices splatter all over the…

CHEESE EGGS CREPES

Since I was four, my family has been going to the same place in Maine, USA, every summer. It’s a time to unwind, be in nature and go off the…