Watermelon Burrata Salad

I never thought I’d say this, but burrata is the sexiest cheese I’ve ever eaten. The soft but firm mozzarella wrapped tightly around the luscious melange of cream and mozzarella to form smooth rounded mounds brings to mind taut fleshy thighs pressing together.  Unh! The first time I had it was in New York at…

Kale Super Salad with Crunchy Onions

  Yesterday I saw this great article on the top 10 kale salads in Dallas. The pictures were so mouthwatering, that I decided I had to make a kale salad for dinner. If you haven’t heard the buzz about kale, it’s one of the most nutrient-dense foods, has detoxifying and age-defying properties, and even has…

Greek Watermelon Salad

My friend Irma is Indonesian and her husband Anthony is Greek. She is an amazing cook and dynamic character full of good stories and good food.   I went to her house a few weeks back to learn how to make Greek food through Athena Hour – a women’s networking event I started this year…

Israeli Couscous, Kale & Butternut Squash Salad

My college roommate recently started a blog called “Life By Appointment” with her friend to share their ideas on food, fashion, and fun DIYs in between their busy schedules as doctors. They recently posted a gorgeous looking salad that I had to try, and it turned out fantastically! I had trouble finding farro at the…

warm pear and gorgonzola salad!

so freaking delicious and easy. ingredients– bag of spring mix & bag of romain hearts– 1 cup pecans– 3/4 cup sugar– 1 tb butter– 1 container crumbled gorgonzola cheese– 2 cans pear halves in juice– balasamic vinagrette – heat sugar & butter in pot until just turning golden. add pecans and stir til coated. pour…