Vanilla and Chocolate Butter Cookies (Petit Fours)

This recipe is an oldie, but a goodie. I got this recipe from my aunt and tweaked it slightly to accommodate my lack of a stand mixer. This recipe makes what I always think of as "old world" cookies like the kind you might find in France, Italy, Egypt, or the Middle East. I grew... Continue Reading →

Collard Greens Recipe

One of my friends described the feeling of coming back from New Orleans as "NOLA withdrawal."  That makes sense because while in New Orleans for a friend's wedding we tasted many delicious foods ranging from po' boys to turtle soup to smoked bbq to boudin (a ridiculously amazing cajun sausage).  At Mother's Restaurant in New... Continue Reading →

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