Meyer Lemon Koularakia

This week’s recipe is another ode to my Greek husband and his family.  This cookie, in Greece, is treated as the every meal cookie. It’s one that in it’s most chameleon like state, has the ability to fluidly transfer from breakfast to dinner. Although I guess that’s the way life is sometimes, we are sometimes…

Alfajores with Whipped Peanut Butter and Honey

Vic is half Peruvian and half Greek, a Gruvian if you will.  Because of this I’ve had the pleasure of tasting a wide variety of flavors over the past 12 years.  Within this little corner of the internet I plan on sharing many of these flavors because what’s life if you don’t share some fantastic…

Dark Chocolate Olive Oil Banana Muffins

Life is a seesaw at times, forcing us to exert great energy to get ourselves off the ground more often than not.  In an effort to practice this delicate balance of seesawing my way through life, I’ve found myself repeating the mantra, “find your balance.” This mantra stems from my love of all things pilates,…

Meyer Lemon Donuts with Blood Orange Glaze

Using a hashtag as a 30 something teacher of 7th graders is always risky, if only for the sheer reason that you (read: I) are a 30 something teacher of 13 year old’s.  Case and point: I attempted to use “#realworld” in one of my classes the other day, and was promptly informed that, “Nobody…

Cream Puffs, for you and “your person”

Finding “your person” in this life is always a great achievement. Your person is someone who  gets you, who understands and loves you just the way you are.  Some have multiple “persons” in their world.  I consider myself lucky enough to be one of those who has a forever person, my best friend person(s), my…

Winter citrus, a cure for the winter blues

In the region of the country where Vic and I reside, winter is normally a laughable experience.  In fact, we rarely have to get out the heavy winter coats, and our two sometimes cantankerous corgis are often disappointed by the lack of snow. This year however, has made all members of my small family, not…