Coq Au Vin – The Ultimate Hearty French Chicken Stew

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I have been craving a savory stew lately and being the Francophile that I am, I decided it was time for me to master the second dish of all French dishes – the Coq Au Vin (boeuf bourguignon being the first) which is simply very well-braised chicken in red wine, with a bacon base and […]

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Not Your Average Avocado Toast

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I woke up this morning feeling like I really needed an epic breakfast, and in my book, that ALWAYS involves avocado and eggs. So instead of concocting something new, I found this recipe¬†on the Honest Cooking Twitter page and couldn’t look away. It’s got zesty and citrusy avocado, fresh baby arugula, crisp radishes (cucumbers in […]

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Travel Food Stories: Paris and Monet’s Kitchen

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This past May of 2015 I went on an epic, 2-week journey around Europe and my first stop was Paris. Why Paris you ask me? Why, of course for all the obvious reasons other people go there. For the food, the art, the historic scenery. One thing I will not include on my list of […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Stuffed with Hummus, Roasted Garlic, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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In creating this, I was trying to make something soft and delicious as I had a wisdom tooth taken out this past weekend and needed soft food. I love sweet potatoes to begin with, but stuffing them with even more vegetables creates a perfect vegetarian meal that is filling, delicious, and nutritious. You can do […]

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Momofuku Noodle Bar: The Best Bowl of Ramen in NYC

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If you don’t know who David Chang is, please go on Netflix right this instant, find a show called The Mind of a Chef and marathon the first season. ¬†After you’ve done that, there is little explaining I need to do as to why Chang’s bowl of ramen is the best you can get in […]

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Travel Food Stories: The Cayman Islands

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The food of the Cayman Islands is as big of a melting pot as its current population, which is roughly 50% “natives” and 50% expats, consisting of people from all over the globe. It is any and all kinds of fusions of world cuisines, mixed in with Caribbean staples such as plantains, conch, seafood, and […]

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