Brown Butter Creamy Apple Pie

My cousin Rose uses this recipe for a classic apple pie with a crumbly brown sugar streusel topping.  It is super easy to make (using a frozen pie crust helps) and deliciously creamy.  Enjoy with some homemade whip cream (or Redi-Whip) and serve with some vanilla ice cream… yum! Brown Butter Creamy Apple Pie (recipe … Continue reading

Lady Marmalade Chicken Salad

I saw this recipe in the Food Network Magazine and had immediately wanted to try it; the idea of roasting a chicken in an orange marmalade sounded delicious!  The chicken is then tossed into a salad of green apples, red grapes, shallots, Greek yogurt, cashews, and a bit of curry and cumin seasoning.  This combination … Continue reading

Wonton Baskets

For an upcoming rooftop party Natalya and I were hosting, I was trying to figure out some good hors d’œuvre ideas that would be easy to eat.  Finger foods would be ideal. I was thinking along the lines of little quiche cups, but I wanted something a little bit lighter and refreshing for the summer.  … Continue reading