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Lobster Lettuce Wrap w/ Lime Vinaigrette

A blog post about lobster feels very appropriate as I am spending some time in Cape Cod, visiting family and tending to baby duties. I love lobster, and have for as long as I can remember. My parents always, around this time of the year, repeat this story: we took a day trip to Martha’s Vineyard and ended our visit at a local seafood joint. They ordered me the special, two twin lobsters. Mind you, I was of the age of six. The waitress responded... Read More

Beer Infused Whole Roasted Chicken

When making a whole chicken, it’ll take on pretty much every flavor you surround it with – that’s the great thing about it. Whether it’s a winter comfort food with potatoes, carrots, and rosemary, or an herbal-infused remoulade, you can impart whatever flavor you’d like on a chicken. Beer can chicken comes to mind when I think of summer grilling season. The beer keeps it consistently moist while roasting. We took it... Read More

Spiced Eggplant Chips

There is a whole world when it comes to veggie chips! So many flavor combinations and varieties. Sometimes I whip out my dehydrator. But often I just pick my vegetable, decide on the rub I want to dress with and go… I had a few eggplants in my refrigerator that I didn’t want to let go to waste…. And then they were chips. Ingredients: 2 eggplants, sliced thin with a mandoline or sharp knife 2 tablespoons of curry powder 2 teaspoons... Read More

Beet Horseradish Tartare

Beets are at a sweet high… I love experimenting with this colorful vegetable. I enjoy playing with flavors and textures depending on the season as well as my mood. I grew up eating Borscht, a beetroot based soup often served cold originated from eastern Europe. Usually roasting beets is my first step to create flavor. But I wanted this dish to be refreshing, aesthetically pleasing and an easy to eat salad. With the addition of horseradish and... Read More

Egg, Spinach & Prosciutto Cups

This is a cantaloupe kind of week! On Tuesday I posted the cantaloupe salsa so perhaps I’ve just had melon on the brain. But who doesn’t like this sweet and salty combination? Melon and prosciutto is the classic sweet and salt marriage which originated in Italy. This simple but satisfying egg cup is the perfect way to start your day, portioned out perfectly for on-the-go eating without having to settle for a processed bar. Make them... Read More