"Nana, please can I have oatmeal today?""Are you going to eat it this time?""Yes, I promise." My nana passed away […]

Here's a sneak peek at an upcoming Cuisinart Stand Mixer post. As always, you can improvise if you don't have […]

So far the veggie garden I planted on Mother's Day is surviving under my care. Below you'll see some lettuce, […]

Periodically a dish comes along that's the talk of the town, garnering praise from coast to coast. In the case […]

Lunchtime is hit or miss for me. Depending on what I'm testing, a balanced meal isn't always a guarantee. Sometimes […]

What is it about a bakery that makes my knees weak?  Is it the sugar, the yeast, the sight of […]

Most people hate Mondays. Not me. Truth be told, I like getting back to my schedule and structure of the […]

  Red leaf, romaine and boston bibb lettuce growing in my Brooklyn backyard. I returned from a Love Your Veggies […]

  I feel pangs of guilt for buying anything out of season or not local. But let's face it, the […]

Here's a sneak peek at the next Cuisinart Stand Mixer blog post. For my standmixer-less friends, don't fret. It's a […]

Today is a great start to the week. Not only am I testing margarita recipes for work, but I've also […]

  Refried beans are easy to make at home. Photo by Jennifer Perillo©. Taco night is universally popular, whether you're […]

Here's my latest post from the Cuisinart Stand Mixer blog. Hope you all enjoy reading and eating it as much […]

This week welcomes the debut of guest blogger, Ilina over at Dirt&Noise. Every Friday she concocts a TGIF drink to […]

I tweeted about this piecrust made with matzoh a week or so ago. The wonderful thing about being a recipe […]

The Carroll Gardens' Greenmarket finally opened this weekend in Brooklyn. Sure it signals spring really is here, who'd know it […]

After my last plantains post, there was a flurry of email activity with my best friend (you know the one […]

I’ve never been one for fad diets. In fact, I’ve never been one for diets. Instead, I try to eat […]

  That’s me shopping at Venice’s Rialto Market. Mine is not the romantic story of a girl who grew up […]

It's spring break in NYC, so I'll be busy juggling the kiddies and work this week. Here's one of my […]

My shopping priorities are different from many gals I know. On my trip to Italy two years ago, I came […]