Spicy Eggplant Pasta with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Whoa. Step back. This is dangerously good. A pasta sauce with a rockin’ spicy kick and delicious eggplant (don’t worry, no cucumbers were harmed in the making of this dish). Since the bits of eggplant and red pepper are bite size even the choice of penne (or other smaller pasta like rigatoni) works with developing…

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Yes, it’s true. There is such a thing as combining one of the best flavors of cake with the one of the best types of cake. It’s a perfect holiday colored cake or an anytime cake because its rich flavor would be popular no matter what season you’re in. Although make sure to make this…

A Party My Mom Would be Proud Of

My parents are the king and queen of throwing parties. Growing up we always were celebrating something. Our Hannukkah party was the party of the year for our family; celebrating every year for 24 years! In helping my mom cook and prepare for a party with usually 60-80 people in attendance, I like to think…

Walnut Goat Cheese Salad with Roasted Red Peppers

Recently James and I have been thinking about being vegetarian. Not that we’re going to stop eating meat right away, but we’re beginning to learn and understand the benefits — both personally and environmentally — of eating less meat. The goal isn’t necessarily to become a vegetarian, just be more aware of what we eat…