Beef Street Tacos, and Packing as Much Flavor as Possible into a Few Small Bites

Beef Street Tacos | thecozyapron.com

There's truly a lot more flavor to be found in those little moments in life along the way to the bigger ones than we may realize; it's the amazing flavor that's packed into each bite of these little Beef Street Tacos that may just remind us of that. For me, a birthday has this amazing way of urging me to meditate on my life, and to examine how I've evolved during the year that's passed. And you know what I've been contemplating lately? The idea of ... {more please!}

Strawberry Sundae Cupcakes, and Celebrating the Precious Moments between Us

Strawberry Sundae Cupcakes | thecozyapron.com

Finding joy and gratitude in the precious moments that we do have together is the best way to make a time of change feel a bit less like a loss; so why not enjoy these Strawberry Sundae Cupcakes while celebrating what we mean to one another? I find it sort of interesting that I'm choosing to do a recipe post for Strawberry Sundae Cupcakes at this particular moment in life, since I'm not necessarily in the most specifically celebratory of moods, I suppose you could say. ... {more please!}

Puff Pastry Spinach Cheese Bites, Something to Nibble on When Connecting with Friends

Puff Pastry Spinach Cheese Bites | thecozyapron.com

There's nothing quite as delicious and fulfilling as the combination of good friends and good food, so why not come together to connect and share over these savory puff pastry bites? With my hubby and I about to become empty-nesters, we've vowed to ourselves to take advantage of that extra bit of time that we may be finding ourselves with soon, and enjoy more socializing and intimate gatherings with friends and the people that we hold dear. The truth is, it isn't just teenagers that need ... {more please!}

Rainbow Fruit Salad, as Sweet and Delicious as Summer Itself

Rainbow Fruit Salad | thecozyapron.com

There's nothing quite like indulging in fresh fruit in the summer time, and this gussied up Rainbow Fruit Salad with Citrus-Honey Dressing and Fresh Mint is a colorful and delicious way to enjoy it! Reaching for a fresh, juicy, vibrantly colorful and wonderfully flavorful piece of fresh fruit in the summer time is about as natural for me as drinking a tall glass of water when I'm thirsty. Gorgeous fruit, with all of its amazing colors, various textures and distinctly nuanced flavors is abundantly available to ... {more please!}

Summer Tomato-Basil Soup, a Can-Do Meal That’s Simply Delectable

Summer Tomato-Basil Soup | thecozyapron.com

As much as I absolutely adore utilizing fresh produce plucked directly from the vine in my meal preparations, I cannot tell you how much I also appreciate having nutritious and delicious short-cuts at my fingertips when it comes to preparing a home-made, love-filled meal that will satisfy not only my belly, but my loved one's bellies at the end of a long, busy day, whenever I possibly can. Preparing from-scratch meals that have simple and vibrant ingredients is a wonderful way to share me (my love) ... {more please!}

Korean BBQ Burger, One Crazy-Good Little Burger

Korean BBQ Burger | thecozyapron.com

If you're feeling a little adventurous and are craving a truly unique burger, then this Korean BBQ Burger with Kimchi Slaw has got your name written all over it! “Listen lady, why couldn't you just leave the classic burger well enough alone?” is what I can hear someone asking right about now, under their breath. And believe me, I've gotten those comments in the past on other recipes where someone can't understand the point of tinkering around with something that's already “perfection” (in their humble opinion, ... {more please!}

Parmesan Asparagus Spears, and Allowing All the Good Stuff to Adhere Instead

Parmesan Asparagus Spears | thecozyapron.com

Allowing the positive stuff in life to stick to us rather than negative makes things more delicious, kinda like the crispy and delectable coating that adheres to these scrumptious little Parmesan Asparagus Spears! Living in a big city like Los Angeles, with its crowded streets and its a-bit-too-close-for-comfort living style (aka, tiny properties and beaucoup apartments), it's all too easy to be frequently subjected to the not-so-brilliantly-sparkly-and-beautiful aspects of humanity. Know what I mean? There never seems to be a shortage of rude behavior, thoughtlessness, apathy, ... {more please!}

Garlic Mushroom Toast, and the Deep, Earthy Flavor of Life

Garlic Mushroom Toast | thecozyapron.com

Being able to taste and experience different sides of life, even those that are of a more earthy or gritty nature, gives our existence a more well-rounded flavor. And when it comes to food, nothing says “earthy” better than savory Garlic Mushroom Toast topped generously with Herbed Ricotta Spread. Life comes at us quick. Childhood goes by in the blink of an eye, and we are thrust into young adulthood, and then just plain-old adulthood, where we will remain for the rest of our lives, and ... {more please!}

Keeping It Real and Uncovered with The Lee Bros. and Susan Feniger

Ingrid Beer and Matt Lee | thecozyapron.com

Lately, my hubby and I have really been enjoying some of the not-too-shabby benefits/perks that come along with running a food blog, and we thought that it'd be kinda nice to share from time to time some of those experiences that we find interesting and stimulating. So here's to our first "lifestyle" post, starring The Lee Bros. and Susan Feniger. Living in Los Angeles, we often have the privilege of being invited to mix and mingle a little with the food industry's up-and-coming and established TV ... {more please!}

Italian Sausage Linguini, and Feeling Vulnerable in the midst of a Changing Season

Italian Sausage Linguini | thecozyapron.com

Comfort is what's craved during those in-between stages of life, and a steaming bowl of Italian Sausage Linguini, all twisted and piled up with savory artichokes, fresh baby spinach, and tender young asparagus is just the ticket. I love a day like today—completely uncharacteristic, completely unique, and completely at ease with the beautiful vulnerability that it tends to elicit. As I gaze out of my window, I see the little leaves tremble and dance in the chilly breeze that blows; I see the greyish-purple brooding clouds ... {more please!}




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