Quick Garlic Parmesan Knots

Soft and fluffy garlic knots made in under 30 minutes – plus, no rising required!


Last month in my WIAW post I mentioned that I made garlic knots to go with my pasta dinner, and a couple of you wanted to know how to make them.  Well, you wish is my command because I’m sharing the recipe today!

My first success with garlic knots was a version I made using homemade pizza dough, but I wanted a foolproof recipe for making garlic knots at a moment’s notice so that I can quickly whip up a batch to serve as an appetizer or side dish to go with soups and pastas.  This version uses buttermilk biscuit dough and is so FAST and ridiculously EASY.


{WIAW 14} Post-Vacation Eats


What I Ate Wednesday is back this week and it’s going to be all about post-vacation eats! As some of you probably notice from Instagram, my posts have been far and few in between over the past two weeks while James and I were vacationing in the Caribbean.  We are back home in NYC and I already ... read more >>

Quick Stovetop Granola


Quick Stovetop Granola is an easier alternative to making granola in the oven - it makes for a delicious, crunchy topping for fresh fruit, yogurt, or frozen yogurt.  I know I’ve given you a fair share of granola recipes over the years but I just can’t help sharing another one!  During the ... read more >>

The Tasty Bite Turns Three + a Special Giveaway!


Well friends, today is three years in the making – TTB turns three!  Time sure does fly...my little blog is growing up so fast! I’ve shared with you my success (finally!) in macaron making, quesadillas I've made using one of the weirdest ingredents ever, and how one can never have too ... read more >>

How To: Make Your Own Taco Seasoning Mix


Taco night has been a regular event over here.  Sometimes I like to cook up braised meats like beef barbacoa and pork carnitas for our tacos, but other nights, we just opt for quick and easy fillings like shrimp, chicken, and ground beef cooked with taco seasoning.  A question I get asked often is, ... read more >>

How To: Cook Plantains {Maduros + Tostones}


Here are two ways to fry up plantains for easy, delicious snacks, appetizers, or sides! Plantains are a staple in Latin American cooking, and whenever I eat out at my favorite Peruvian restaurant, I always order plantains as a side to go with my favorite roasted chicken.  They are crispy, ... read more >>

Roasted Garlic Spiced Hummus


Phew, what a week this has been!  I had every intention of sharing with you the details of my birthday party earlier this week, from the foods we served to over twenty friends who came to celebrate with me, to the cheese and cured meat platter I put together, to the cake James made for me (which he ... read more >>