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October Style: Contrast Black & White

by Janelle 10.17.2012

Stylish girls everywhere know it’s totally on trend to wear white after Labor Day (who came up with that anyway?), and this season couldn’t be a better time to embrace the trend. We are seeing contrast black and white pieces everywhere this month and it’s totally chic for fall. Check out some of my favorite […]

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Engagement Cupcakes

by Janelle 10.15.2012
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Last weekend was my engagement party and I couldn’t wait to share my adorable custom cupcakes from the one and only Georgetown Cupcakes – Soho location, of course. Before my party I knew Georgetown Cupcakes were some of the tastiest and highest quality cupcakes in the very saturated cupcake-market, but I had no idea how special their […]

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Nobu Black Cod with Miso

by Janelle 10.10.2012
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Every time I visit Nobu in New York and Miami, I always order the world famous “Nobu Black Cod.” This coveted Japanese dish, made by roasting silky cod filets with a sweet miso topping, is both light and invigorating. When you bite into it, the fish has a buttery quality and the scrumptious marinade adds […]

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Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup

by Janelle 09.20.2012
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Creamy and comforting, this recipe for Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup is a delightful weeknight dinner. I started out by roasting 3 red bell peppers until very tender and slightly charred. Next, I roasted a baking sheet full of ripe mixed tomatoes until soft, juicy and bursting with flavor. Since I was in the spirit […]

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Truffle Beef Wellington for Two

by Janelle 09.07.2012
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A recipe for Beef Wellington needs little introduction. I have always wanted to make this elegant dish beloved by fine chefs around the world, so I decided my fiancé’s birthday was the perfect occasion to serve this impressive meal. Beef Wellington traditionally combines beef tenderloin, mushroom duxelles, and foie gras wrapped in flaky, buttery puff pastry […]

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Best Coconut Cream Pie

by Janelle 08.31.2012
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Tuesday was my fiancé’s birthday, so I prepared a romantic meal for the two of us with one of his favorite desserts. He mentioned recently that he loves coconut cream pie, so I figured this was the perfect opportunity to make this much-loved treat for the first time. I have the most delicious recipe for Coconut […]

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Chickpea Salad with Fresh Herbs

by Janelle 08.23.2012
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For a light and easy salad this summer, I highly recommend trying out my tasty Chickpea Salad with Fresh Herbs. This salad is so easy to prepare and is a fresh accompaniment to a variety of dishes. It can be served on its own for a light lunch or it can be a fabulous side dish for your next […]

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Cauliflower “Mac & Cheese”

by Janelle 08.21.2012
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Macaroni and Cheese is the ultimate comfort food, but if you are like me, you may try to save it for only for those times when you really want to indulge. I wanted a way to enjoy the flavors of Macaroni & Cheese without all of the carbs and fat, so I found this tasty […]

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Eggplant and Lentil Stew with Pomegranate Molasses

by Janelle 08.17.2012
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I love recipes with a “secret ingredient.” I have been hearing a lot about the many uses for Pomegranate Molasses, an essential ingredient in traditional Middle Eastern cooking, so I had to give it a try. Pomegranate Molasses is a syrup-like reduction of pomegranate juice and sugar that has a really unique flavor and turns […]

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Chimichurri Flank Steak

by Janelle 08.14.2012
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For a little taste of South America in your kitchen, try this fiery recipe for Chimichurri Flank Steak. Chimichurri is the quintessential sauce of Argentina and best enjoyed on juicy, grilled steaks. Meats in Argentina are never served without a side of chimichurri! The traditional sauce is made with parsley, garlic and vinegar–and it surely packs a […]

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