One Pan Mexican Rice with Chicken Thighs

Have I talked about how much I love chicken thighs? They are so juicy, so flavorful and so cheap! They seem to be the most underused part of the chicken in terms of you basic meats but let me tell you, they are better then legs or even breasts in some cases. Most of all […]

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Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Cauliflower Gnocchi

I am a sucker for Trader Joes Cauliflower Gnocchi. I know its hipster. I know its sacrilege but I love them so much and am always looking for new ways to use them. The other night I had a bag of brussel sprouts (Also a strange love affair) and decided to try something new. This […]

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Meringue cookies with Citrus, Honey & Mint

Happy Spring! With spring here I am so in the mood for snacks and sweets. It’s something that just perks you up after a long winter and makes you feel out there and alive again. I however, and not the biggest fan of heavy deserts or overly reach flavors. Enter Meringue Cookies! Meringue is one […]

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Barista: They aren’t just a cashier in disguise.

Service industry; cringe.  I have been in the service industry for a very long time and as a manager and assistant manager, I will outright tell you that one of the hardest parts of it is finding and retaining staff.  This includes restaurants as well as coffee shops.  Its a very transient population; a lot […]

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Why Dontcha Matcha?

Most of us have heard the word before and Matcha has certainly never been trendier. But knowing what it is, is important to know what you are drinking. Just like Coffee or food, knowing how to use Matcha is just as important, if not more. The preparation is important and if you like it, you […]

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