Creamy Baked Rigatoni with Butternut Squash + Goat Cheese

October is my favorite month of the year.  It’s around this time that the Northeast air starts to get crisp, and the smell of simmering apple cider fills the narrow walkways of the Union Square Greenmarket.  On Saturday mornings, I walk through the market with a cup of warm cider, picking up apples, quince, various… Read More Creamy Baked Rigatoni with Butternut Squash + Goat Cheese

Roasted Chicken with Artichoke Panzanella

Last week was a pretty good week for me – my last post, Salted Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies, got some nice press from Foodbuzz, resulting in a huge boost in readership.  I’m so happy everyone liked that recipe, and I encourage all of you to try it because those cookies were so darn good! Looking through… Read More Roasted Chicken with Artichoke Panzanella

Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

Happy Easter everyone!  Unless you are Greek Orthodox like me, in which case your Easter is a week later this year!  Last year for Easter, I made Hot Cross Buns, promising that next year I would try my hand at tsoureki, or traditional Greek Easter bread.  My grandmother made it every year for the family… Read More Greek Easter Bread (Tsoureki)

Meyer Lemon Cornmeal Cake

A week ago I found something at the market (or FreshDirect, which is often “the market” in New York City) I had never bought before: Meyer lemons.  Over the years I’ve had a few desserts flavored with Meyer lemons but have never used them myself.  For those of you who don’t know, Meyer lemons are a cousin of… Read More Meyer Lemon Cornmeal Cake