A New Dinner Ritual

So…..I’m not religious, but recently, I’ve started a little dinner ritual. Every night, before eating, I say a prayer. Basically, I take a moment to reflect; I’ll usually mention one thing that I’m grateful for or want to remember from that day (good fish tacos, a conversation with my mom, a beautiful full moon), and then I’ll… Read More

Pasta with Garlic, Pine Nuts and Parsley

For “fendie night,” when I’m not ordering a cheeseburger or digging into leftovers, I love making 10 minute pasta dishes. Aglio e olio is simply garlic and olive oil, but with the addition of nutty pine nuts, tons of fresh parsley, and a hefty pinch of red pepper flakes, this dish sings with comfort and simplicity… Read More

Weeknight Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here’s a scenario that happens pretty much every night: I’m a little tired and craving something sweet, but the cranberry trail mix in our pantry isn’t cutting it. So, the other evening, I finally took action, and after some quick cookie research I’m pleased to introduce to the world: A half-batch, very easy cookie recipe that yields the richest and… Read More