Tomato Confit, Pesto and Oven-Roasted Vegetable Sandwich

Tomato Confit, Pesto and Oven-Roasted Vegetable Sandwich

November 02nd, 2012  | Category: Bread, Breakfast and Brunch, Preserving, Restaurants, Vegetarian


Finally, after what has felt like an eternity, I've stepped out of the house. Or, as my father puts it, I've finally left my lair. Of course, I'm not counting the instances where I rush to the grocery store - looking like Dexter right after he fillets his victim (it's pomegranate season) - snatch the missing ingredients for whichever recipe I'm working on and return - in ...

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Oatmeal Sandwich Bread

Oatmeal Sandwich Bread

October 06th, 2010  | Category: Bread, Breakfast and Brunch


In order to keep up with my busy schedule these days, I pick a day a week and spend half of it prepping food for the rest of the week. I have a supply of homemade tomato sauce in the freezer that can feed an army, so I take a freezer-bag of tomato sauce, a bag of tomato puree - and pesto while I'm at it - ...

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Egg in a cup

Egg in a cup

September 17th, 2010  | Category: Breakfast and Brunch


I am not a morning person. If possible, I should not be spoken to, nor, in particular, asked any questions in the morning. That’s why, perhaps, I’ve never had an easy relationship with breakfast (my granola phase was an exception). Before my starving, self-employed, full-time food blogger days, I used to drag myself to the coffee machine before even washing my face. After adding water and coffee, I ...

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Parmesan and Black Pepper Biscuits

Parmesan and Black Pepper Biscuits

July 27th, 2010  | Category: Breakfast and Brunch


If someone ever compiles a list of "The Most Bizarre Projects Ever", I am pretty sure that at least three of the ones I was assigned during my ten years in the corporate world would make it to the top of that list. Here are a few: I was woken up on a Sunday night and was ordered to do some damage control for one of our billboards, ...

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The Lazy Monday Morning Breakfast Galette

The Lazy Monday Morning Breakfast Galette

April 23rd, 2010  | Category: Breakfast and Brunch, Tarts and Pies


You know what the best part about working from home is? It used to happen to me all the time. Right after Sunday dinner. The last couple of hours before you go to bed. They suddenly become the most precious hours of the day and are usually spent on deciding what to do. Should I curl up with that book I never seem to find time for or ...

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