Shakshuka: An Easy Weeknight Dinner

Do you ever come home at the end of a work day wishing for a hot meal but too tired to cook? I just came back from vacation, so my refrigerator is not fully stocked, and I’m still tired from traveling and fighting a persistent ear/sinus infection. The weather here has been grey and rainy, … Continue reading

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Sous Le Ciel de DC–Diner En Blanc DC 2014

The first DC Diner En Blanc is taking place on September 4th.The day is almost here and I can hardly wait. It’s been fun planning with friends: everything from the dress and shoes, down to little battery operated tea lights. There’s been highs: I found a pair of gorgeous comfortable wedges super discounted. There’s been … Continue reading


I just returned from a 10 day vacation to Italy, where I indulged in pizza, pasta, wine, and gelato. I’m back in DC, and the summer heat and Italian food overindulgence has me craving light fresh foods. One of the great things about summer is the availability of delicious, local tomatoes. In the winter, when … Continue reading