Monthly Archives: January 2016

Pistachio Rose Water Shortbread Cookies

I’d never had rose water cookies until I lived in France. There was a Middle Eastern bakery on one of the popular streets in Orleans, right across from a bar that my friends and I would go to. One night, … Continue reading

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Baked Banana Oatmeal with Raspberries and Cashews

Nothing says the day after a blizzard like baked oatmeal. I woke up the morning after the snow stopped in D.C. and I was going to make a smoothie. But then I sat in bed for a while scrolling through … Continue reading

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French Lentils with Avocado and Hazelnuts

I’ve basically been subsisting on lentils for the past few weeks. They’re easy and versatile, and sometimes I’ll just whip up a batch with some white wine and vegetable stock and add it to a simple salad. But other times, … Continue reading

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Rum Hot Toddy

This is the perfect drink to get you through #snowmaggedon, #snowmg, #snowpocalpyse or whatever you’re calling it these days. I’m glad that I didn’t pour the entire bottle of rum into the bananas foster that I made for New Years. … Continue reading

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Brûléed Grapefruit with Honey and Pistachios

Sometimes, all you need is some brûléed grapefruit. Last week, my friend/co-worker Carly sent me a picture of a broiled pomelo with raw honey, pistachios and coconut on Instagram. After some discussion, we decided to go back to my place … Continue reading

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SNOWMG and The Dabney

Snowmaggedon is here. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised; People have been running around D.C. all week preparing for the storm. But when I saw the snow start to fall last night, it still took my breath away. It gets … Continue reading

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Coconut Ginger Tea with Honey, Lime and Turmeric

Apparently, a winter storm is headed toward the East Coast. After a few months of spring-like weather (even the cherry blossoms in D.C. thought that it was time to bloom), we’re about to be hit with a couple feet of … Continue reading

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