Deconstructed California Rolls

This is a great appetizer for any get together, and a fun spin on sushi without the mess of chopsticks, soy sauce, and lots of extra plates. I made it for the Academy Awards one year and it was definitely a crowd pleaser. Even though fake crab, or krab with a k, isn't exactly my… Continue reading Deconstructed California Rolls


Cinnamon Crunch Coffeecake

This recipe was an all time best seller at my coffee shop in Portland, Maine. It would quickly become one of Ryan's favorite dishes, which quickly led him to gaining about 15 lbs that season, which quickly led to him hitting 32 home runs. I am not exactly saying that Cinnamon Crunch Coffeecake helps someone… Continue reading Cinnamon Crunch Coffeecake

Main Courses

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

This is a great recipe for nights when you need a quick and easy dinner. The whole thing comes together in less than 15 minutes, and is a great building block for a number of dinners. Use these shrimp on top of a salad, in tacos with coleslaw and avocado, or as a base for… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Shrimp


Kale Salad with Citrus, Avocado, & Spicy Almonds

I had a version of this salad last summer at one of my favorite restaurants in Pawtucket, the Garden Grille. I love this restaurant because the menu is proudly vegetarian with a number of vegan options. You’d think this would limit the crowd, but almost every time I’ve visited there has been a wait. One… Continue reading Kale Salad with Citrus, Avocado, & Spicy Almonds