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November 10, 2018
Sour Potatoes on a Stick

Indian Spiced Potatoes Fit for a Diwali Feast

Are your lights on? It’s Diwali, a Hindu festival of lights which started on the 7th this year. I recently had an opportunity to take these […]
October 23, 2018
Fig Pizza with Prosicutto

Fig Prosciutto Pizza with Blue Cheese & Arugula

This Fig Prosciutto Pizza is a far cry from those sticky Newtons you grew up on. Sweet jammy fig butter, with crispy and salty Prosciutto, creamy […]
February 25, 2018
Horseradish Meat Pie

Old World Meat Pie Spiced with Horseradish & Dill

I have had a tattered copy of the grandmother of this meat pie recipe since I first moved to New York – and I always read […]
May 11, 2017
Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Sriracha & Chipotle Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Even though #NationalShrimpDay is meant to be a 24-hour thing, I feel it’s more like a birthday and should really be celebrated for a week, a […]
November 13, 2016
Melissa's Fresh Shishito Peppers

Julia Child, New York’s Bravest and Shishito Peppers: Live from New York

In this impending season of eating too much – and loving every minute of it – here’s an appetizer that is a real crowd pleaser and […]
September 3, 2016
Mason Jars Filled with Pickled Shrimp

Setting Sail with Pickled Shrimp: Getting Pot-Lucky, Nautical Edition

All ashore that’s going ashore.  Or so it should have been. But Mother Nature was a fickle mistress (or was she?) and the pot-lucky aboard our […]