Ancient Eats: Soul Cakes and Some Halloween History

I hope everyone had a happy Halloween! According to, Halloween has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival Samhain (pronounced sow-in), which became known as All Hallows’ Eve, and finally, simply, Halloween… Read More



Dining In: Santa Fe Stuffed Peppers

It should be no secret by now that I like to cook. I may not be a gourmet chef—or anything anywhere close to it—but I enjoy trying out new recipes and shaking things up for dinner at least once a week… Read More



Finger Foods: Hosting Football Sunday

Football season is in full swing, and my boyfriend and I plan to host an NFL watch party this Sunday, specifically for the Patriots-Jets game… Read More



Goodies to Go: Ginger Snaps

I spent last weekend transitioning my apartment from summer to fall, decking the tables with orange and red… Read More



Goodies to Go: Breakfast Cookies

I don’t know about you, but I have a tough time putting a decent breakfast together in the morning. Work for me starts at 7 am … and I am not a morning person… Read More



Dining In: Chicken and White Beach Enchiladas

For the past couple of Valentine’s Days, my boyfriend and I chose to stay in and cook together, making a romantic meal for two. This year, we opted for chicken and white bean enchiladas with creamy salsa verde… Read More



Dining In: Crock-Pot Buffalo Chicken

I received a crock-pot from my mom for Christmas last year. It was on my list, mainly because I like to cook, but I don’t always have the time or energy in the evenings to make something great for dinner… Read More



Creative Cocktails: Sunburn Margarita

I recently had the opportunity to take a mixology class with cocktail master Salvatore Calabrese at Mixology 101, the bar connected to new Planet Dailies at the Farmers Market in West Hollywood. According to Salvatore, “A good cocktail must look beautiful, smell incredible and taste divine.”… Read More


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