Tag: Cheese

Creamy sausage and potato soup with bread on the side

Creamy Sausage and Potato Soup

Today I want to share with you a very simple recipe for a very comforting, delightful dish – Creamy Sausage and Potato Soup. I planned on calling it “Creamy Sausage and Vegetable Soup” as it also has onion, garlic, carrots, and spinach in it. But Creamy Sausage and Potato just […]

Prosciutto and melon salad on a plate

Prosciutto and Melon Salad

This summer feels so much hotter than all the ones before it. It may just be due to the fact that our neighborhood pool never opened and that means one less way of fighting this crazy heat. If you find yourself unable to turn on the stove top and/or the […]

Lemon chicken meatballs, whipped ricotta with basil and fresh lemon

Lemon Chicken Meatballs with Basil Ricotta

My most recent recipe for Borscht is definitely not a last-minute dish. So, to balance it out, I am sharing a recipe that only has 4 ingredients – including salt! These meatballs are made with ground chicken, and even though they are light, they are filling. Originally, I had planned […]

Sliced roasted chicken breast with salad and avocado

Simple Roasted Chicken with Salad

I started this blog a little over a year ago with this recipe for Simple Roasted Chicken. Both my website and my cooking experience have come a long way since then. The recent lockdown – which is not entirely over yet! – created a global opportunity to cook more often. […]

Creamy sauce with greens and bacon in a small wooden bowl

Garlic and Bacon Steak Sauce

Story behind the recipe Any “How I Met Your Mother” fans out there? If you’re not familiar with this early 2000‘s sitcom, it’s a story about a group of friends living in New York City in their 20’s. If that sounds a lot like “Friends” then you are right, as […]

Halved dates stuffed with honey goat cheese and topped with pecan

Honey Goat Cheese and Pecan Stuffed Dates

I am not sure whether this dish falls under the category “Desserts” or “Appetizers”. It is definitely a little bit of both! Made with only three ingredients, it is an easy, quick, and delicious little bite. It is also a perfect snack to have on hand if your New Year’s […]

Cheese and charcuterie platter with glass of wine and bread

How To Make the Perfect Cheese Board

It took me longer to write this post than all of my other posts combined. Every time I would write a paragraph, I ended up thinking about more things to add. Over the last five years, I have made hundreds of Cheese and Charcuterie Boards, having had two jobs where […]

Piece of Manchego cheese on a wooden board with few slices cut off


This sheep’s milk cheese is my favorite, for many reasons. It’s my go-to for cheese boards because it is so easy to slice. It was my favorite cheese to cut a wheel of and wrap when I worked at a cheese counter. But most importantly – it is now my […]