The Lighter Side: Farro with Roasted Eggplant, Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella

Farro with Roasted Eggplant, Tomatoes and Fresh Mozzarella

I’ll admit it. I’m a little obsessed with farro. Okay, a little more than a little. I’m not quite sure what it is — the nutty, earthy flavor, its sheer versatility, or the fact that it’s so easy to prepare — but I keep coming up with ways to make it even better. Farro has more… more »

Quick and Easy: Want to Marry Me? Cookies

Want to Marry Me Cookies

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. He’s Just Not That Into You. The Sweetest Thing. Rom-coms like these are just what the doctor ordered when you want to laugh at the stereotypical behavior of the opposite sex and need a glimmer of hope that someday you’ll have your own happy ending. Let’s be… more »

The Lighter Side: Farro with Prosciutto & Peas

Farro with Prosciutto & Peas

Far be it from me to try to upstage Daft Punk in their robot gear on Grammy night, but it *is* Sunday, and this is when I typically do my best work in the kitchen. You see, for the past three weeks, I’ve been following the “week in a day” plan, and it’s been working… more »

12 “Divine” Holiday Treats: Warm Chocolate Torte

Warm Chocolate Torte

Happy 2014! It’s time for our final “Divine” Holiday Treat and I’ve saved the best for last: Warm Chocolate Torte. Now, I know you’re thinking, “The holidays are over.” However, New Year’s Day fell in the middle of the week and I’m not starting my diet until Monday, so…. Warm Chocolate Torte is a fabulous… more »

12 “Divine” Holiday Treats: Baklava

Baklava

By now, the glitter and torn wrapping paper have settled. And, while most of your holiday cookies are probably *still* hanging around, it’s time to start thinking about your New Year’s Eve feast. If you’re like me, you’re planning to stay in, order some takeout and watch the ball drop from the comfort of your… more »