Spiced Chocolate Crinkle Cookies: Two types of dark chocolate make these cookies deliciously rich and chewy.

Grains of Paradise-Crusted Steaks with Mashed Plantain, Collard Greens & Ginger Peanuts: Switch up your meat and potatoes game with this West African-inspired meal.

Pax Romana's Quinoa Salad with Mixed Vegetable, Goat Cheese & Orange Dressing: No more boring quinoa salad recipes! Fresh orange zest and juice go into the bold, bright vinaigrette for this beautifully plated restaurant recipe. #BigFlavorsFromARestaurantKitchen

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 16: Pax Romana’s Quinoa Salad with Mixed Vegetable, Goat Cheese & Orange Dressing

This installment features the results I got making Chef Cristian Pettita’s Quinoa Salad with Mixed Vegetable, Goat Cheese & Orange Dressing recipe in my tiny kitchen! Continue Reading →


Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 15: Pax Romana - This installment features a new favorite local Italian restaurant + Q&A with Chef Cristian Petitta, who is bringing the best of each region of his native Italy to Westchester County, New York.

Big Flavors from a Restaurant Kitchen Volume 15: Pax Romana

This installment features a new favorite local Italian restaurant + Q&A with Chef Cristian Petitta, who is bringing the best of each region of his native Italy to Westchester County, New York. Continue Reading →


Brunch Week Recipe Roundup: Celebrate the best meal of the day with some of our favorite brunch food & cocktail recipes!

Overnight Yeasted Waffles: A bit of nighttime prep helps make this breakfast classic nice and fluffy the next morning. #BigFlavorsBrunchWeek #BigFlavorsHangoverWeek

Turkey-Scotch Eggs: A panko-crusted homemade sausage mix makes the perfect crispy coating for this beautifully decadent English egg recipe.

New Year's Eve Appetizer Roundup: Ring in the New Year with our favorite party food starter recipes from the past year!

Banana Superseed Scones with Banana-Orange Curd: Coconut sugar and fresh citrus combine to make a luxuriously rich topping for these super tender scones. #ABarleansHoliday #ad

Family-Style Chicken Spaghetti: Transform rotisserie chicken into a quick, satisfying weeknight meal.

Julia Child's Wine Poached Sea Scallops Poached with Fines Herbes: A quick-and-easy, elegant seafood course that's sure to impress!

Ravioli Lasagna: An Italian classic in a fraction of the time! Refrigerated pasta + your favorite marinara team up for an easy weeknight meal.

Big Flavors 2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Edible (and drinkable!) gifts are a fun, festive way to celebrate the holidays. Check out my top picks!

Big Flavors 2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Edible (and drinkable!) gifts are a fun, festive way to celebrate the holidays. Check out my top picks!

This installment of #BigFlavorsFromTheFarm features a visit to Fable: From Farm to Table in Ossining, New York and a chat with owner Tom Deacon.