Orange Chai Spiced Muffins

I’ve always heard about “chai,” but never really knew what it was until recently while conducting research on the flavor profile of chai. Historically, “chai” stems from India, with the actual story being more of an accident. Chai tea was created inadvertently by a monk in travels to China… you can read more about it here. On my quest to […]

Meatballs with Orange Sauce

Meatballs should be in its own food group. The term meatball is versatile in and of itself. It actually doesn’t really originate in one particular part of the world. In Italy, they’re called polpette, in Turkey they’re referred to as köfte, and in Hungary, meatballs are called vagdalt. All the different names for a ball of meat refer to the […]

Healthier Breakfast Sandwiches

I remember driving to and from college and stopping at a fast food restaurant, snagging one of their utterly delicious breakfast sandwiches with a coffee for the road. They were greasy, oozing with cheese, and exactly what a 20 year old needed for a four-hour drive upstate. While we don’t venture out for fast food breakfast sandwiches, egg sandwiches are […]