Recipes

ZEPPOLES

Whenever there is a street fair in town, I go on the hunt for Zeppoles. I purposely wear a dark...
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MOM’S RUGELACH

My mom is not much of a cook and she’ll be the first to admit it. But, thanks to her...
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DULCE DE LECHE PROFITEROLES

Profiteroles are one of my favorite desserts. Whenever we’re in a French bistro, I look at the dessert menu first...
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MAPLE ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS

My mother ruined Brussels sprouts for me. I grew up thinking they were boring, flavorless, little mushy cabbages because she...
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SMOKED BASMATI COCONUT RICE

I love food markets—the more exotic, the better. Wherever I travel, one of my first trips is always to the...
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RATATOUILLE

We’re big Pixar fans in our house, so when the movie Ratatouille came out, I wanted to figure out how...
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SALMON POKE BURGERS

I try to eat salmon at least once a week to make sure I get some Omega-3 fat in my...
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TORTELLONI CARBONARA

Once I’m home for the day, the bra comes off and the fuzzy slippers go on. It takes a lot...
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SEAFOOD PAELLA

Everyone needs a great party dish and one of my favorites is seafood paella. One bite transports me to the...
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NO-KNEAD CHEESE BREAD

Whenever we go to visit my in-laws just north of Chicago, we always make a trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin, just...
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