Seared scallops over spaghetti squash with crispy leeks

This recipe is great if you’re looking to impress some dinner guests as it gets a lot of oohhhhs and ahhhhhhs for its fancy presenation but won’t have you slaving ...

Butternut Squash Soup

Guys, I know I say every recipe I make is easy, but for real…this one takes the cake. 7 ingredients, minimal prep, and then I topped the soup with fried ...

South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2015

Food and wine lovers rejoice! SOBEWFF is right not around the corner…but it’s already time to start planning your itinerary! The four day festival takes place February 19-22, 2015 but the ...

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Winter Wonderlamb Voting Sweepstakes & a recipe for Australian Lamb Bolognese

***UPDATE*** Now until December 15th you can vote for your favorite #AussieLambMiami ...

For the past few months I’ve been contributing to a new Miami-based ...

Farro salad with artichokes, cauliflower, and sun-dried tomatoes

I wish I could say that I was excited for Fall to ...

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From Scratch Pumpkin Pie

I don’t know about you, but anytime I’ve ever made pumpkin pie or had pumpkin pie it was from a can. The thought of making a pumpkin pie from an actual pumpkin was, well, a bit daunting. Would it taste the same? Would it have that characteristic orangey color that we are so accustomed to? […]

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Grovetoberfest Ticket Giveaway!!

**Update: The contest has now ended. Congrats to Andy, my winner of the ticket giveaway. Please visit to purchase tickets. See you Saturday! Grovetoberfest is right around the corner and, once again, I’m giving away two GA tickets (a $90 value)! Held again at the beautiful Peacock Park in Coconut Grove, Grovetoberfest will be on […]

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Burger Beast’s Croquetapalooza

Ahhhh, croquetas…those fried, little nuggets of deliciousness. Yet again, Burger Beast is bringing you another top-notch event, this time featuring lots and lots of croquetas! Croquetas are ubiquitous in Miami. There’s not a ventanita that doesn’t sell them and there’s not a get together where there’s not a tray of party-sized croqueticas. With fillings like […]

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower with a lemon thyme dressing

Apparently roasting a whole cauliflower head is a trendy thing.  Do an internet search and a million recipes pop up with different sauces and toppings.  Who knew about this and was holding out on me?? After receiving cauliflower for the third straight time in my organic co-op share I was in dire need of a […]

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Zucchini parmesan

When it comes to parm, why should chicken and eggplant get all the glory? I happen to love zucchini (and I also received a ton in my organic co-op box) so instead of making my usual, tired zucchini recipes I decided to give this a shot and it worked out wonderfully! I didn’t use breadcrumbs, […]

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Miami Spice 2014 and Iron Fork

Summer means two things for me: I get to part ways with my darling little students for a couple of months (I need this for my sanity). Just as my vacation is wrapping up and the reality of going back to work hits me like a brick, Miami Spice begins and softens the blow a bit. […]

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Curried Lentils

Happy Monday! After a weekend of indulging this recipe swoops in at just the right time when you’re looking for something light, flavorful, and healthy! I really love anything curry, but am not the best when it comes to actually cooking it. However, this recipe isn’t intimidating in the least and I love the complex […]

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