Asian Glazed Baked Wings

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Sooooo…. yeah, I’m sorry — I know I haven’t posted in 2 months — major fail on my part. The last two months have involved a ton of travel (pictures of delicious Italian food to come), some much needed family time at my parents’ house and a crazy-busy month at work.  All that being said… 

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Seared Scallops with Pea Puree and Crispy Prosciutto

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It is impossible for me to overstate just how easy this dish is… seriously… top 5 easiest dishes in my arsenal. But look how damn beautiful it is! Doesn’t it look fancy and complicated and serious? Well its not… its simple and sophisticated. In fact, this dish is almost offensively simple… Sometimes when I make this for… 

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Mediterranean Lamb “Burgers” with Tzatziki Sauce

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Tzatziki sauce is seriously one of my favorite things in life. Not sauces… not condiments… things! Whats not to love about a refreshing mixture of cucumber, garlic and fresh herbs folded in to luscious Greek yogurt with a touch of olive oil thrown in for good measure? The best part about tzatziki is that its incredibly cheap and… 

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Crostini with Mozzarella and Anchovies

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About three years ago my friend Natasha invited me over for a dinner party in her lovely midtown Manhattan apartment with the most spectacular view of the city I’ve ever experience.  But this isn’t a blog about real estate… Lets talk about the food.  Her then-boyfriend (now husband), made a beautiful dinner that included the… 

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Simple and Delicious Guacamole

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Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone!!!  I would love to be unpredictable and chart my own course by posting a recipe for lasagna or meatloaf but who am I kidding… I’m definitely going with my favorite guac recipe today. Guacamole is pretty simple… avocados, lime, cilantro and salt. Those are the only things you really need… 

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Sausage Rolls

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When it comes to a filling, fun and impressive hor d’oeuvre, I really don’t know whats easier than these sausage rolls. These basically take two amazing things — pork and puff pastry — and present them in a perfect bite size portion that packs a flavor punch. The best part is that, depending on what… 

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Sriracha Deviled Eggs

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Every morning Cousin Mark eats a giant bowl of oatmeal and half a dozen boiled eggs. He is trying to gain weight. Hearing him talk about needing to eat more while I snack on celery almost makes me hate him. Almost. Anywhoo — even though he makes himself six boiled eggs every morning, he only… 

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