Category Archive: Fancy

Macadamia-Ricotta Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Ham

The original┬árecipe from Nom Nom Paleo┬ácalls for these to be wrapped in prosciutto instead of ham, which I’m sad we weren’t able to do – but only because then the title of this… Continue reading

Avocado Beet Salad with Kumquat Vinaigrette

Here’s another recipe living on my Pinterest for seven months that got to surface for my dinner party with Rebecca. It was somewhat time-consuming and prep-requiring, but my brother who hates beets (a… Continue reading

Stovetop Spareribs

This recipe had been sitting on my Pinterest Inspiration Board for five months, so when I was home visiting my friend Rebecca and we were trying to figure out a fancy dinner, I… Continue reading

Caramelized Onion Avocado Dip

I wanted to make a dip for my company holiday party pot luck, mainly because I was so happy with the Cranberry White Cheddar dip from my own holiday party, but of course… Continue reading

Chocolate Candy Cane Cloud Village

This festive treat, while delicious and easy, didn’t turn out quite as cute as its predecessor from Liv Life, for a couple of reasons: 1) They used large regular marshmallows, and I used… Continue reading

Baked Cranberry and White Cheddar Dip

This dip sounded super festive and unique, so I decided to make it for my holiday party. However, when I described it to my mom she had concerns – namely that the cranberries… Continue reading

Roasted Carrots, Parsnips, and Fennel with Orange

I was going to my cousins’ for thanksgiving again and was struggling to find an inspiration of what to make. Then I got this idea in my head of vegetables with roasted orange,… Continue reading

Clementine Cardamom Chutney

I had decided to bring crackers and Brie as an appetizer, but I wanted to kick it up a notch. Through my trusty Whole Foods app that works even underground on the subway,… Continue reading

Flourless Cream Cheese Chocolate Marble Cake

There were a lot of specifications for what I needed from this cake. 1. I was making it for someone else who is not a crazy hippie alternative eater like myself, and I… Continue reading

Apples and Honey Gratin

What to make for the new year this year?? I had this vision of a crispy apple layered thing dripping with honey, but I couldn’t think what that would be called… Anyone know?… Continue reading