Toss Your Own Salad, In This Case It’s Charred Cauliflower and Chickpea Quinoa Salad

I’m pretty picky about cookbooks. Occasionally, I will come across one that I adore. However, most of the time, I’m ambivalent–using just a few of the recipes. But a book titled Toss Your Own Salad? How could I say no? So I made charred cauliflower and chickpea quinoa salad  to go with it, and I’ll just … Read more…

Brooklyn Brings It. Sweet, Sweet, Gluttony.

This past weekend, we tried to beat the heat by any means necessary. While this mostly meant hanging out on Long Island by the water, it also meant that Sunday, we headed out to the New Amsterdam Market in Manhattan, which happens to house a lot of Brooklyn vendors.  We hit up Liddabit Sweets and … Read more…

inappropriate ramblings on a cupcake.

Have you ever seen something so beautiful? This is a cupcake. This is not just any cupcake. This is a Robicelli’s cupcake. A Robicelli’s “North Fork” cupcake. *from their tumblr- The North Fork: Chocolate cabernet cake, blackberry cabernet buttercream and compote, cabernet reduction I know what I read, but all I heard was “mmm yum … Read more…

Choice Eats and I might be pathetic.

I never thought I would be one of “those moms.” I never thought I’d be one of those moms who is rarely separated for very long from their kids. Before I had my son, I’d forever be telling my girlfriends with kids “go on that trip, you need YOU time” or “I’ll watch your crib … Read more…