Five-Spice Salmon with Wasabi Cream

Raw Salmon

First off, we have to apologize—it seems like it has been quite some time since we last posted. Things just got in the way and we got busy, and you know, that thing called life sort of happened. The two of us were pretty busy with volunteer work last week and then this past weekend we went up to our family’s camp in the Adirondacks.  And boy, was that fun!

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Onion Pletzels

Kneading Pletzel Dough_July2014

So, how many of you actually know what a pletzel is? Yup, that’s what we thought—not too many of you. These amazing creations are made from challah dough and then layered with an onion-poppy seed mixture. The lightness of the dough paired with the sweet, caramelized onion filling is completely irresistible. I mean, seriously, half of the batch was gone before they had been out of the oven for an hour. Continue reading

Strawberry Curd Mini Tarts

Mini Tart Crusts_July2014

The fourth of July is coming up fast, and we  were really excited to be posting a recipe for  the holiday. We were going to make it up north  at our friends’ camp and then post it when we  got back, but then we realized how stupid we  were being. Why post a fourth of July  recipe after the fourth? Isn’t the point of  posting it so that you all can make it in time for  your barbecues, get-togethers, and awesome  fireworks? Yes, yes it is. Continue reading

Eggplant Parmesan Stacks

Eggplant Stacks in the Oven_June2014

The summer is such a great time for eating outside, enjoying the balmy nights, and eating good food with good friends. Our family gets together with our amazing neighbors a ton over the summer, and we always have loads of delicious food. One of the dishes that we often make for these communals are eggplant stacks. They’re light and crispy, yet juicy from the tomatoes, and just oh-so-good when they’re piping hot right out of the oven. Continue reading