Hanukkah Sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts)

Ingredients: 1 packet of dry active yeast 1 tbsp and 4-5 cups of flour 1 tbsp and 1/4 cup of white sugar 2 egg yolks 1 egg 1/2 cup of warm milk (microwave it for 30 seconds) 1/2 tsp orange zest 2 tbsp orange juice 1 tbsp brandy 1 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract […]

Eating DMV: Mike’s Crab House

Summer in the Mid Atlantic is synonymous with crab season.  This summer, I was lucky enough to go for crabs a few times and at various locations in Maryland.  While Cantler’s Riverside Inn will always be my favorite, Mike’s Crab House was pretty incredible as well. Mike’s is great because their menu has something for […]

Crispy Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients 1 lb of whatever type of potato you prefer 2 tbsp paprika powder 2 tbsp garlic powder 2 tsp ground chili powder 4 tbsp olive oil Salt & Pepper Parsley; chopped for garnish   Prep Put your potatoes in a large pot and cover with water (about 1 inch over where the potatoes are). […]

DMV Eats: A&J Restaurant

A&J Restaurant has been the talk of the DC food scene over the last several months, even being featured in the Washintonian’s Cheap Eats issue.  A&J serves Northern Chinese cuisine and dim sum, unlike your typical Hong Kong style dim sum.  Going into this experience, I thought that I would be familiar with the menu and […]