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
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
16 Apr 2014
Easter Fortune Eggs
To be quite honest, I have never dyed Easter eggs before. So this project became a lot more ambitious when I decided that I wasn't just going...
Hollowed Easter Fortune Eggs
15 Apr 2014
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
14 Apr 2014
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
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
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
8 Apr 2014
Potato Chip Omelet
Okay- before you say anything, I got the idea from the tapas chef genius, Jose Andres. This amazing Spanish-American chef recently released his own brand of potato...
potato chips in an omelet- say what?!
7 Apr 2014
It is difficult to talk about Peppercorn without mentioning its past. Peppercorn Restaurant, a recent addition to the Main Line restaurant scene, has had a bit of...
A Restaurant Review of Peppercorn Main Line
3 Apr 2014
There's something downright sensual about making cheese. I think it's the cream, and the milk and the pillowy softness that results from it. This was my...
Quick and Easy does trick with this delicious homemade cheese
2 Apr 2014
Kamana Sanctuary Hotel
When we were planning our trip to the Philippines, I knew I wanted to plan a trip to one of its famed beaches. However, as much as...
A Hotel Resort Review of Kamana Sanctuary Hotel
1 Apr 2014
Cocoon Boutique Hotel
Located within the heart of Quezon City, the largest city in Metro Manila, Cocoon Boutique Hotel was a surprising respite from everyday chaos. What's more surprising is...
A Hotel Review on the First Green Hotel in the Philippines
31 Mar 2014
A Philippine Adventure
My family and I just recently came back from our first big international trip from the Philippines together. We had such a wonderful time. But the...
3 Mar 2014
Sometimes, after the kids go to sleep, my husband and I would have "mini-dates," where we'd have a glass of wine or a finger or two of scotch...
floral and cocoa never tasted so good
27 Feb 2014
I've been struggling to find discipline in motherhood. Growing up, my mother worked 60-70 hours a week as a OB/GYN nurse at a royal university hospital in...
easy, peasy overnight oats
20 May 2013
24 Feb 2014
Mulled Hot Cider
Another snow day is coming up. I have lost count on how much snow in how many days we've had this winter, because its truly been brutal....
a mulled hot apple cider recipe
23 Apr 2013
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