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Filo Cups

Filo Cups

I think the best part of pastry is often that crunch made possible by a small(😂😂😂) amount of butter or shortening. Sometimes the the pastry Doug can kind of overwhelm the filling or primary flavor. What’s the solution? Filo dough! Paper thin sheets of dough that you butter and layer […]

Easy Canapés

Easy Canapés

I’m having a few neighbors over in a bit to see the new (almost finished place) and I wanted to have some bites ready to accompany the glass (or three) of wine we’ll have. Not in the mood for something complicated so I’m throwing together some canapés with simple fresh […]

Greek Lemon Chicken

Greek Lemon Chicken

Growing up every week my parents would load my brother and I into the car and take us to the grandparents’ house for Sunday dinner. My grandfather would always be standing outside waiting, not sure if we were always late, but it felt that way! 😳 My grandmother always had […]

Cheese Puffs

Cheese Puffs

Some of my favorite desserts are eclairs and creampuffs. If I ever make some version of them you know I will be eating most of the final product myself. And to be honest I will totally have some of the raw choux too… 😬 Anyhow, for a while now I wanted to make […]

Mac and Cheese!

Mac and Cheese!

This dish is a dangerous one to learn. But first let me start by saying that yes, I have eaten the boxed mac and cheese and yup, it was good! This however is a chance to use some nice cheeses and create something more personal and sustaining. I used a […]

Spiral Vegetable Tart

Spiral Vegetable Tart

    Spiral Vegetable Tart I wanted to make a vegetable tart so I got all my ingredients including tons of beautiful veggies from the market on my shopping day. I was imagining an artful composition of eggplant, asparagus, heirloom carrots etc. HOWEVER, when it came to actually make the […]

Chicken Pot Potatoes

Chicken Pot Potatoes

  Chicken Pot Potatoes Ingredients For the Potatoes 6 large baking potatoes aged cheddar for the top flat leaf parsley corsely chopped For the Chicken Pot Pie Filling: 2 whole chicken breasts bone-in, skin-on (4 split) 1/2 cup olive oil black pepper freshly ground 5 cups chicken stock preferably homemade […]

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

I have two favorite soups, avgolemono (look it up, it’s amazing) and this curried butternut squash soup with coconut milk. My mom once went all out and made a version of this soup and served it in bowls she made from small pumpkins she hollowed out. To this day I […]

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

  Chicken Pot Pie Ingredients 2 whole chicken breasts, bone-in, skin-on (4 split) 1/2 cup olive oil black pepper freshly ground 5 cups chicken stock preferably homemade 2 cubes chicken bouillon or 2 tsps Better Than Bouillon 5 TBS butter unsalted 2 cups yellow onion chopped 3/4 cup all-purpose flour […]