Crispy Scallion Pancakes 

Scallion pancakes are an all time favorite of mine and usually a favorite of anyone who tries them. When my best friend and I order them I literally have to order two or I will never get an equal half because when those things are on the table she doesn’t GAF...
Pan Roasted Golden Pork Chops

Pan Roasted Golden Pork Chops

Pork chops can be tricky if you don’t know how to cook them. They can also be one of the best cuts of meat EVER if you do know how to cook them. Use this recipe and if you don’t get it the first time, try again. Don’t overcook your chop- I eat mine...
Israeli Sweet and Sour Chicken

Israeli Sweet and Sour Chicken

This dish is a weeknight favorite of mine. Put everything in one dish and clean up the house or have a little down time. I feel like I’m always rushing but also committed to having family meals. It’s dishes like this that save me and keep me and the kids...
Moqueca (Brazilian Fish Stew)

Moqueca (Brazilian Fish Stew)

This year I’ve embraced Brazil in more ways that just one. I began fighting Ju Jitsu and fell in love with it harder than I could have ever imagined. From the music to the vibrant culture, I fell hard and with that came the food. I love making these classic...
Pan Seared Duck Breast with Blood Orange Gastrique

Pan Seared Duck Breast with Blood Orange Gastrique

Every time I cook duck it feels like a special occasion. Duck breast is the rarest of all the breasts, in more ways than one- It’s actually RED meat and it is supposed to be eaten medium rare. I love the flavor of duck breast and the fatty top layer makes for a...