Category Archive: Recipes


Only one week left until I start at the Culinary Institute of America!!!  I have been very busy lately packing and enjoying the last few days of summer but I wanted to squeeze… Continue reading

Just Peachy

Although everyone is back at school I am still enjoying these last few days of summer. I thought since i’ve been absent from my blog for awhile  I would post two recipes, both… Continue reading

Because of Bocuse

I have another confession… until recently I had never heard of Paul Bocuse.  Come to find out he is a worshipped God in the culinary industry.  He is so important in fact that… Continue reading

Thomas Keller & Tomatoes

Thomas Keller is kind of a big deal in the culinary world.  Almost a divine presence that chefs around the world strive to emulate, but I’m ashamed to admit until now I knew… Continue reading

Julia Child’s Ratatouille

This summer I challenged myself to familiarize myself with the most influential people in the culinary industry before I started at the CIA.  Well it sounded like a reasonable goal, it’s now the… Continue reading

Family Favorite

Although chocolate chip zucchini bread isn’t the healthiest way to use up all of our extra zucchini, it is definitely my family’s favorite.  My grandmother’s zucchini bread has always been a summertime staple… Continue reading

Summer Sweet Corn Bisque

Is it just me or does it not really feel like summer until there is corn on the cob? As soon as July hits I think my family has corn on the cob… Continue reading


I hope you all had a fun and relaxing fourth celebrating with good food and company! My family did! We spent the holiday weekend grilling poolside with friends and family.  Nothing gourmet –… Continue reading