Easy Apple Strudel

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Times like this call for easy cures. After a long day of the start of Holiday hustle dance, a sweet treat is in order. Too tired to make a perfectly chilled pie crust but quick enough to thaw puff pastry for 30 minutes. This easy apple strudel will cure those sweet tooth woes. Puff pastry […]

Savory Herb and Cheese Rugelach

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Ti’s the season for all things baked! And my favorite…rugelach! Or in this case, savory herb and cheese rugelach. November usually commences the rugelach baking and I have to admit, I am pretty darn good at it. Even the LA Times said I did a snazzy job! Usually I play around with sweeter flavors of […]

Orange Spiced Pumpkin Souffle

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Well…I caved in. I made something pumpkin. Really, I tried as hard as I could to not make something so traditional, so common, so Starbucks-y. But really…look at this gorgeous pumpkin souffle. It can’t be dismissed. I had other ideas intended, such as a savory pumpkin souffle or something with sweet potato and fresh herbs […]

Turkish Breakfast with Eggplant Borek

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I can’t believe it will almost be a year since Joe and I traveled to one of our favorite places in the world. I have always dreamt of traveling to Istanbul and walking on the same pavement my ancestors have. Ever since I was young, my mom would always talk about her grandmother from Turkey […]

Double the Hatch Chile Chilaquiles

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How has this Southern Cali girl never posted a Mexican breakfast? It’s only been about 9 years that I’ve lived here and only consumed nearly 1 million Mexican style breakfasts. But none on the blog? Well that is certainly about to change! Double the hatch chile chilaquiles is what’s on the menu for today! And […]