Don’t over complicate dinner

I’m probably the last person to give this advice. I almost always over complicate meals, especially when I have guests. I live to impress, with both quantity and quality. It’s part of my culture, I guess. In Romania, you always make several courses when you have guests, and you make a lot of food. See,…

Salmon with garlic and dill

There are those recipes you make over and over and you just make them, without following a recipe. You just know them. That’s this recipe for me. Until a friend asks you for the recipe and then you’re like “umm, I guess I’ll have to write it down next time I make it”. So, here…

Apple Peanut Butter Cups

Oh vacation, how I have awaited thee! I don’t actually talk like that, I think being on vacation is getting to me. That, and watching too much British TV. So, I had friends over for an anti-holiday party on Saturday, and I baked a bunch of stuff which apparently was so good that it got…

Lemon Cupcakes

Making cupcakes for your family or for a gathering with friends is one thing. Making them for a wedding is a whole new ball game. One of my good friends just got married, and a few weeks prior to the wedding we were chatting and she told me she wasn’t planning on having any dessert….