Back-to-School Dinner (and Lunch!)


There’s nothing our 2nd grader likes more than pasta… and bacon… and a reach n’ creamy tomato sauce that she can sop up with a hunk of her daddy’s homemade focaccia. Without realizing it, Parker has fallen in love with the Roman trattoria classic, bucatini all’amaticiana. When I lived in Rome in my 20’s, I […]



As you can see, it took the kiddos .05 seconds to settle into their new Mexican routine… Enjoying plates of juicy, ripe mango and farm-fresh eggs while watching a late sunrise in the hammock… Swimming, shell-collecting, mid-morning naps and then a decent amount of whining about living in New York City and not Sayulita, Mexico… […]

Cooking with Dad on Food Network

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People ask us all the time what dinner time is like with two (sometimes three) chefs at home. @foodnetwork asked us the same- and then created Cooking with Dad! James is a pro chef by day, dad-cook by night; 7 year-old Parker is his sous chef! Check out Parker’s Pasta, our Family Stir Fry, Baby Augusts’s […]

Fox & Friends Mother’s Day Recipes


   Everything you need to make Mother’s Day (or any day!) delicious. Croiss-affles Serves 4 4 store bought croissants 8 teaspoons strawberry jam 1 cup Sartori Montamoré cheese, grated 1/2 cup Sartori Sarvecchio parmesan cheese, grated 4 slices Smithfield Anytime Favorites Sliced Ham Preheat a waffle iron. Split the croissants in half horizontally, spread two […]