I love to deconstruct recipes. Sometimes you think to yourself, “Why is this recipe so freakin’ complex?” It doesn’t have to be. SOmetimes you single out some of the most important flavors, enhance, kick the serving size down a notch and skip a few exhausting steps. Bam. You got it. Minimalism not only in the process but also the presentation.


A Muhammara Breakfast

¬†How Do I Do Muhammara? Well, instead of posting yet another muhammara recipe I’d like to show you my favorite way to eat this…

Turkish Style Beets

You Can’t Beet This for Nutrients I’d have to say that a good portion of my life I ate beets from a jar/can. I…


Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe

I don’t know another rival. It took years for me to recognize the quality of my family’s pumpkin pie. It was always just a…

Minimalist Pasta With Roasted Tomatoes

This is my go-to pasta recipe when I’m tired. Why? It’s freakin’ easy and it can rival any restaurant style pasta dish – any day of any week. Believe that. Oh and this is a great first-date recipe. Please, trust me on this.

Miso Cod Recipe

This is a lighter version of the Nobu Miso Cod recipe that has made it’s way around the interwebz.