Whether I'd like to admit it or not, my life has been more chaotic than calm recently, and I am doing everything within my power to realign the stars and focus. Does anyone else feel this way after a vacation? You left with both feet on the ground, but upon returning you're balancing everything on one foot. How am I supposed to recover? Who has actual time after a vacation to spend relaxing or playing catch...
This slow roasted pork sugo is what Sunday dinner dreams are made of! It's surprisingly light, but so flavorful. Serve over pasta, polenta, and more! I could tell you how easy this recipe is. That it practically cooks itself, and that it's even better the next day. But instead, you should take this to heart as the only viable reason you need this in your life: all three of my children ate this. Testing. Testing. Do you copy? That...
In my never ending search to find recipes that truly 'wow,' layered smoked salmon dip currently rests pretty damn high on the list. Food Advertising by To the point where I'm annoyed I didn't come across it sooner. It's comfort food, but for grown ups. I'm in this unique place professionally where I'm both trying to find my style as a recipe developer, while constantly building upon my skills as a photographer. There...
Sheet pan suppers: versatile, fast, and increasingly popular amongst busy home cooks. Food Advertising by I'll admit I used to scoff at the idea -- throwing everything together on a single tray and letting it do it's thing -- but there is something truly transformative about cooking fruits and veggies in the natural jus of proteins. Olive oil is great and all, but it cannot make peaches taste like this. Fun fact: we keep bread in our...
It's the day after the Super Bowl and all I can think is, "thank god for stretchy pants." I prepared enough food for a small army and in the end we barely made a dent. (Typical.) This was either a testament to our collective self-control or, more likely, a result of everyone in the Well Seasoned house being sick or recovering from... I don't even know what at this point. Call me dramatic, but it...
I'm gonna be honest: I made these pears simply for the photo, with no regard to how they might taste. The fact that they were delicious was really an added bonus. But to nobody's surprise, most things bathed in red wine for an hour turn out mostly delicious, no? Food Advertising by I'm not sure I would ever serve these as the actual dessert to a meal, but I would certainly call them an epic...
Not once, ever, in 30+ years have I considered myself to be creative. I focused on performing arts during middle and high school, but never pursued it further, I can barely draw a stick figure, and if you ask me to make up a story on the spot I will look at you as if you have two heads. Food Advertising by Somehow, being in a kitchen is different. The ideas are forming faster...
Creamy herbed feta dip. Food Advertising by I've resorted to Italics because I couldn't tell if you were paying attention. Let me be the first to say there is no shame in locking yourself in your bedroom and eating this with a spoon. There is a slight possibility that I'm saying this for my benefit and not yours. For those of you who are more civilized than I, serve it simply with baked pita chips (make...
It's here! 2018 is literally just around the corner and it's time to begin dreaming big and setting goals. I've never been one to physically write out New Year's resolutions, as I haven't had the desire or intent to make significant changes to any specific part of my life. Re-reading that last sentence (which I've done plenty) makes it sound as if my life up until this point has lacked focus. But it's more that...
Can I be honest with you? Tonight is the last night of Hanukkah, and I'm actually relieved that it's almost over. The holiday season is certainly magical, but there's only so much a parent of three young children can take. The anticipation and expectation of presents, the endless trays of food, the not playing with new presents mere days after receiving them. My head is spinning. I think this is why Jews look forward to Christmas...
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Hi! I'm Ari, photographer and recipe developer behind Well Seasoned. To learn more about me, click here!
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