Quinoa Breakfast Tacos

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If there is one thing you know about living in Southern California, you know it’s a love for breakfast tacos! There is not one breakfast joint that doesn’t serve up heaping tortillas filled with eggs, avocado and loads of hot sauce. It’s just the norm, the California culture. Needless to say, I eat my weight […]

Caprese Blintzes

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I’d like to think of this caprese blintz as the epitome of my blended upbringing. Classic Italian flavors rolled up into my favorite childhood breakfast. You wouldn’t catch me blending and mashing up my cultural food because I thought you had to keep it “authentic” But who am I kidding? We are in 2015 now […]

Polish Poppy Seed Cake (Makowiec)

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Welcome to Day 3 of my “8 Days of Hanukkah Around the World”! Every day this week, during the holiday, I will be sharing a different recipe from a different country! Yesterday we visited Peru and the day before was China! Today, we will be (virtually) traveling to Poland!   A little PSA here: I […]

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 […]