Cherry Rhubarb Crisp

  Yes, this is a dessert that is worth turning the oven on for. Fruit crisps are arguably one of the easiest desserts to make. Along with being stunningly beautiful and soul warming, they are endlessly customizable. A perfect vehicle for showing off the tastiest fruits of the season. This version featuring sweet, plump cherries … Continue reading Cherry Rhubarb Crisp


It’s that time of the year again! Time to forage for spring goodies, ramps, fiddleheads, morels.. This year I have perfected the art of making a simple kimchi featuring my spring foraged ramps. It’s easy, delicious, funky, sour and good for your guts! I highly recommend adding ramp-chi to your spring repertoire, if you haven’t … Continue reading Rampchi

Aloo Gobi Masala

One of the biggest challenges that I have faced as a person who likes to cook is the difficulty that comes with cooking food that is indigenous to cultures very different from my own, like really good homemade Chinese takeout, Vietnamese specialties or Indian favorites. There are a lot of ingredients and methods required to … Continue reading Aloo Gobi Masala

Bacon Studded Meatloaf

It has been quite cold and snowy in Ithaca the past few weeks. It must be that old March adage of “in like a lion.” I’ll suffer through, maintaining sanity with dreams of spring, warm breezes, gardening and green things poking through the dark earth. The weather has left me craving classic comfort food. As … Continue reading Bacon Studded Meatloaf