Katie’s Restaurant – New Orleans

This is my final post about my time in New Orleans.  I am actually heading home from New York today, so my posts are a bit behind my activities.  I guess that’s what happens when you’re busy exploring.  Even though I have so much to say about Boston before I move on to New York,…

Cajun Food Delight

I found myself in the heart of Cajun country.  I have long had an admiration for “Cajun” food, or at least the versions that have been presented to me in the North.  When I knew I was coming to Louisiana, I was excited to get my hands (and stomach) on some Cajun specialties.  In the…

Cafe du Monde – New Orleans

When I said I was going to visit New Orleans, I was told by several people that I absolutely HAD to go get beignets at Cafe du Monde.  I just didn’t have it in me to wait in the long line during the French Quarter Festival.  Good thing I would be coming back to New…

Spinach Frittata

I may be on vacation, but I still managed to find time to develop a new recipe.  After a long day of travel and some exploration in New Orleans, my aunt and I headed to her house in Lafayette which is about a two hour drive.  When we got to the house, we were hungry…

Red Fish Grill -New Orleans

What a wonderful time to be exploring this vast country!  I have three months left of work before I get ready to move to Boston.  I decided I needed something to get me through these last few months, so I planned myself an epic getaway. Over the next week or so, you can expect to…

Pasta Primavera

It has finally started to feel like spring in DC.  The cherry blossoms have bloomed; the sun has mostly decided to make its presence known; outdoor happy hours and brunch are popping back up.  Since it finally feels appropriate, I wanted to make something springy for our family dinner this past Sunday. Here enters pasta…

Maiale al latte con torta rustica

This post is devoted to the culinary skills of my best friend, Chris (with sous-chef Andrew).  Chris is an excellent cook.  We work well together in the kitchen, which is a vast improvement from our first few times cooking together all those years ago.  Chris and I have different cooking style and different tastes in…