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Caramelize This

October 17, 2016

img_1258-copy I’ve always been fascinated by the process of slow cooking. Yes, of course I’m intrigued by the deep, intense flavor that low heat and prolonged timing creates within foods. But I’m equally intrigued by the level of patience that chefs have when cooking things like pot roast and smoked meats. How can they be so good about waiting for their food to cook?!

Enter: caramelized onions. I’ve always loved these little jewel-like, sweet morsels that are stuffed in specialty paninis, nestled atop risottos and sprinkled on top of coal-fired pizzas.

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London Like Locals

January 27, 2016

I’ve had a love affair with London for quite some time.

Ever since I first visited during the winter of 2009, I knew this was my dream city. The diverse culture, the friendly people and, of course, the delicious food captivated me from the moment I arrived.

In fact, I was lucky enough to live in London during the summer of 2012 and I got to know the city very well. I researched restaurants, walked through different parts of town to get to know the local streets and took every chance I could to soak in the nooks and crannies of the city.

Fast forward to last year and I took another trip across the pond and back to London with some spare vacation days I had from work. Three cheers for time off!
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Zesty Kale Chips

September 28, 2015

I’m not a snacker – I much rather eat three set meals during the day as opposed to small, snack-sized portions. With that being said, I’ve learned to snack over the years as it keeps my metabolism in check and helps me with my weight loss goals – win, win!

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Dress Up your Holiday Table

December 23, 2014

The holidays can be a pretty hectic time. Family to host, meals to plan, gifts to wrap – I know it can get tough! However, I always like to get creative during a festive time like Christmas.

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While browsing online during the months prior to Christmas, I stumbled upon this genius idea for innovative place settings.  Continue Reading…

Back on It!

October 13, 2014

I’ve taken a brief hiatus on creating yummy content and focused on a long overdue redesign of the site.

 I still can’t get over how sleek and modern it is so I hope you guys love it as much as I do!

 Moving forward, I’m looking to creating more original recipes, especially now that the holiday season is fast approaching! ~happy dance~

 I’ll still keep on posting similar content from before but I really want the forthcoming information to be fun, helpful and, of course, delicious. I’m also looking into featuring kitchen tips and tricks, which I’m sure will help those that are just venturing into the kitchen.

 I’ll also be putting my DSLR to good use while working on my food photography.

 Here’s a sneak preview –

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Shikany’s Modernist Approach Wows in Wynwood

September 11, 2014

Over the years, Miami’s food scene has boomed. With trendy hotspots and gastronomical treasures, it’s no wonder the city has become quite the foodie destination. To celebrate the plethora of dining options, Miami Spice is here to save the day.

Miami Spice is a two-month long promotion, running from August 1st through September 30th, which offers a unique opportunity to savor cuisine prepared by Miami’s top chefs. Restaurants offer three-course meals featuring signature dishes created by world-renowned chefs at reduced prices. Lunch is $23 and dinner is $39, for every participating restaurant.

There are more than 170 restaurants participating in Miami Spice but, if you crave fresh ingredients and innovative presentation, run, don’t walk, to Shikany in the heart of Wynwood.

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