Food

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
16 Jul 2014

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

Now several weeks removed from the Food & Wine Classic, I still find myself daydreaming on what seemed like a weekend long frenzied reverie filled with gastronomical delights...
32nd Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
Summer Solstice Garden Party
1 Jul 2014

Summer Solstice Garden Party

I celebrated the summer solstice, the official mark of the summer season in Aspen, Colorado- a little over a week ago.
a picture perfect garden party
Brown Sugar Peaches with Ice Cream
1 Jul 2014

Brown Sugar Peaches with Ice Cream

So easy, but ridiculously delicious. No, seriously. Seriously.
Brown Sugar and Peaches never tasted better
Braised Chicken with Saffron Jus, Summer Vegetables and Cous Cous
1 Jul 2014

Braised Chicken with Saffron Jus, Summer Vegetables and Cous Cous

I love braising chicken in its own liquid. There's no need to add too many spices- but the result is always flavorful and juicy.
an delicious crowd-pleaser
Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Gazpacho
1 Jul 2014

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Gazpacho

This gazpacho packs quite a punch! I find that most gazpacho soups tend to be too light to hold on its own court. While this gazpacho stays...
Gazpacho that kicks!
Crab Eggs Benedict
4 Jun 2014

Crab Eggs Benedict

I love Eggs Benedict. It is a rich, sumptuous savory dish between the creamy egg yolks and the satin delicacy of the sauce.
a brunch favorite
Spring Brunch Garden Party
4 Jun 2014

Spring Brunch Garden Party

Spring and early Summer is the best time for outdoor parties. We try to eat and entertain in our backyard alcove as often as we can.
a delicious spring-time brunch
Roasted Asparagus with Shallot Butter and Shaved Black Truffles
4 Jun 2014

Roasted Asparagus with Shallot Butter and Shaved Black Truffles

Black truffles are such a luxury. Our local Farmers Market would carry them when they are in season- but a thumb sized piece can be worth about...
a luxurious little side dish
Affogato
4 Jun 2014

Affogato

This dessert is deceivingly simple but absolutely surprising. It really doesn't get any quicker than this to pull off an impressive, delicious dessert
a truly quick and simple dessert stunner
&Learn
29 May 2014

&Learn

I love throwing dinner parties. I take great pleasure seeing my guests gathered around, enjoying each others’ company and eating a great meal together.
Learn to create beautifully styled events with delicious food
Dinner with Luca
27 May 2014

Dinner with Luca

My family and I are avid watchers of Fox's Masterchef. There is something so supremely satisfying watching food being made- and between the theatrics, the food and...
winner of Masterchef Season IV
Chicken Ramen Express
21 Apr 2014

Chicken Ramen Express

Between seasonal allergies and a cold going around, our house is a mess. So don't be surprised if the next series of posts will be a week-long...
a quick, delicious, homemade soup to satisfy your ramen craving
Spicy Ramen Noodle Salad
17 Apr 2014

Spicy Ramen Noodle Salad

This recipe is inspired by and adapted from this month's Bon Appetit Noodle Salad with Chicken Recipe. The original recipe was a bit too spicy so I...
Ramen without the soup makes for an amazing lunch option
Potato Pancakes
15 Apr 2014

Potato Pancakes

Today is the second day of passover. We usually celebrate passover with my husband's side of the family, however, because of some work conflict, we've been unable...
aka Potato Latkes
Muhallabieh
14 Apr 2014

Muhallabieh

Muhallabieh is a milk-based dessert I grew up eating in Saudi Arabia. It is light with consistency that is somewhere between yogurt and panna cotta....
a refreshing Middle Eastern milk-based dessert from my childhood
How to Cook like a Pro
10 Apr 2014

How to Cook like a Pro

Within seconds of of seeing Bon Appetit's April 2014 cover, I was immediately inspired to recreate their cover dish. It looked delicious and refreshing. Without having...
Pan-Fried Branzino with Pesto Parsley Sauce Roasted Heirloom Vegetables and Purple Potatoes
Lunch Salads: Weekday Lunch Tips
9 Apr 2014

Lunch Salads: Weekday Lunch Tips

Weekday lunch was always such a point of frustration in our household. I always planned ahead for dinner, but somehow unless I buy deli meats for a...
Some tips for easier weekday lunches and dinners