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

Dutch Baby Pancakes With White Nectarines

It’s hard to pick a favorite summer fruit. This week I’m head over heels for white nectarines. They are juicy, sweet, and fragrant. I headed over to the Penn Quarter Farmers Market this week and there were crates and crates of the most delicious white nectarines. Look for them at your local farmers market. Here … Continue reading

Travel Tuesday: Bougatsa at Bougatsadiko in Athens

Today’s Travel Tuesday post is all about Bougatsa. Bougatsa is a Greek breakfast pastry made with crispy phyllo dough. The dough encases a rich custard filling. Bougatsadiko in Athens specializes in this type of pastry. The dough is stretched out in the air, and it is quite impressing to watch. The whole process takes only … Continue reading

Green Juice

One day I was grocery shopping and pineapples were on sale. I brought home two pineapples and I suddenly realized there was no way I was going to get through both of them before they were too overripe. I toyed with the idea of making juice. I bought a juicer years ago, and only used … Continue reading