EGGPLANT TOMATO LAYERED YUM! WITH OREGANO

You would be hard pressed to find an Italian pizzeria without a bottle of oregano. For generations, people have savored the way the herb's unique, earthy fragrance complements the tomato and cheesy...

SESAME AND CURRY CRUSTED SALMON

This is a great, quick weeknight dinner that seems much more time-consuming and fancy than it is. It’s also light and healthy. People often ask me how do I have time to cook? Well I want to eat good food...

GET BOLDER WITH SMOULDER!

In case you didn’t know, I have a limited edition subscription box company, MARY’s secret ingredients, which specializes in culinary surprise boxes filled with gourmet, international ingredients and small...

CORNBREAD SAUSAGE STUFFING WITH APPLES AND SAGE

Here in America, Thanksgiving falls on this Thursday, and for me it’s the BEST holiday of the year! Not only does it fall right after my birthday, but it’s a chance for me to gather my family and friends...

ZUCCHINI, FENNEL, RED PEPPER, AND MINT TORTA

I’d like to share this recipe that my older son made up on the spot, based on vegetables that we had in the apartment, plus some herbs from our grocery store downstairs, which does not have a broad...

ROSEMARY ON YOUR CROSTINI

I love the woody, savory compliment of the rosemary on this crostini; it perfectly balances out the sweetness of the grapes and smooth creamy ricotta. Rosemary is an interesting little herb; it’s evergreen...

CATFISH ROASTED WITH TOMATOES AND HORSERADISH

Did you know that horseradish is considered a power food? Full of antioxidants and great for your immune system, especially during this time of year (New York’s cold and flu season), I decided to put it to...