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From Nina's in Princeton, a Yukon gold mashed potato waffle topped with BBQ pulled pork. It's as amazing as it looks.

Summertime and the Livin’ Is Tasty: Favorite Summer Eats

What’s the best part of your Jersey shore vacation? It’s probably not the crowds. It’s definitely not the traffic. It’s got to be the food! From sweet treats to handheld feasts, beach bites are simple, delicious, and best enjoyed in the company of your friends and family.

Check out my picks for NJ’s best summertime bites and a personal recipe for homemade copycat boardwalk fries in TimeOFF>>

Homemade copycat boardwalk fries

Homemade copycat boardwalk fries

(Pictured above: From Nina’s in Princeton, a Yukon gold mashed potato waffle topped with BBQ pulled pork. It’s as amazing as it looks.)

Packet Magazine: In Defense of Butter

A little column I wrote about butter made the Good Taste column in the October 2015 issue of Packet Magazine. Lots of love to my friends at the Packet who believe in defending butter as much as I do! This article briefly explores the history of butter, its journey from vilified diet saboteur to deliciously misunderstood friend. It also includes a little recipe for browning butter with pistachios over ravioli and a few tips if you are trying to reduce your butter intake. Enjoy!

Read the full article here! (Note: the link will launch Issuu)

In Defense of Butter

In Defense of Butter

Packet Magazine: Mistral and Elements of Princeton

For the October 2015 issue of Packet Magazine, I got the chance to interview Scott Anderson, the executive chef of Princeton’s Mistral and Elements on Witherspoon Street. It was a real treat to pick the brain of this award-winning rock star of a chef and then sample his cuisine at Mistral. I will not soon forget the bites I had at Mistral… this is locally-sourced farm-to-table dining with creative flavor profiles without the fussy portions or price tag.

Read the full interview here! (Note: The link will launch Issuu)

Princeton's hottest restaurant corner

Princeton’s Hottest Restaurant Corner: Where Farm to Table Meets Unforgettable at Mistral and Elements