Korean Ramen Noodle Soup

Today, I decided to spend this sunny and warm day outdoors and enjoy a nice meal out! So as I was walking through the busy streets of New York City and heading into my favorite place, Central Park, I was thinking about where I should eat. Since the temperature was in the high 80’s I…

Squid Ink Pasta

Pasta is such a lovely word. It is a comfort food that is loved and enjoyed by most. You may eat it plain with just some extra virgin olive oil and sauteed garlic or with countless varieties of sauces. There are so many different types of pasta, and all to be enjoyed! Today I went…

Spicy Barbecue Chicken with Grilled Corn and Peaches

Nothing says more about summer than a good barbecue. Getting together with friends, families and neighbors, enjoying some adult beverages, maybe even enjoying a swimming pool and the barbecue, now that’s a great way to enjoy a hot summer night! But unfortunately, not everyone has a barbecue or a pool. So what’s a girl to…

“Orange” you Feeling Blue?

This winter is one of the most brutally cold winters I can remember in a long time. Here in New York City it is 3 degrees with a wind chill of -7!  Not exactly the type of weather that you want to go out and enjoy, even if it is New York City! Yes, the…

My Own Happy Meal!

Today in New York City we are getting ready for a huge snow storm, about 2 feet. To me, having lived in different parts of the world and the USA, 2 feet is not the end of the world, just a typical winter storm. But, since we are told to stay indoors until possibly Wednesday,…

Shrimp Stuffed Squid

Today was a beautiful day in New York City, although a bit cooler than it appeared.  I wanted to find a reason to turn the oven on to take the chill out and also enjoy some delicious shrimp. So I decided to make shrimp stuffed squid. It looks so elegant, like you spent hours in…