Chili: Comfort Food at it’s Finest

Brr! If you are reading this from anywhere close to where my home kitchen is today, you’re experiencing a cold front too. It is COLD in NY! If not, I hope you’ll file this recipe away for when you need comfort food for dinner and an instant warm up in a bowl! Whenever the temperature  … Read more


Janine’s Zesty Lemon Ricotta Pound Cake

Hi friends, I hope everyone is hanging in there!! I’ve been spending a lot of time in the kitchen over the past few weeks (as I’m sure many of you have too) because for me, it’s a “happy place” where I feel like I can really spoil and take care of my family. Today, I’m  … Read more


Janine’s Very Oaty Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies and An Update

Hello, Friends. I haven’t shared in this space for quite some time now. I’m going to be really honest with you here today. The current state of our nation, our world, our city has been weighing heavily on me. During my absence here, I thought of this space and of all of you often. As  … Read more