Weekend Wine Series: Wine Tasting

After a long week of work, there's nothing I enjoy more than relaxing at my apartment with a home cooked meal and a nice bottle of wine. Whenever I am at the store however, I am always faced with the challenge of choosing which wine to...

Pizza to the Rescue

I spend at least a small portion of every single day in the kitchen practicing my skills and trying new techniques. Even after being in the kitchen for a countless number of times, I still have so much more to learn. This past weekend I experienced a...

Fresh Start with Del Monte

During the winter months I always find it hard to get out of bed. The cold just makes me want to hide underneath my warm covers all day. In order to combat those winter blues, I try to make sure my breakfast choices are healthy so...

Nibblr Treats + a Free Snack Box!

As you may already know, my life is pretty hectic and I'm always on the go. I often find myself running late to shoots and events on an empty stomach. I recently discovered this awesome new snack subscription box called Nibblr where they send you...

Neapolitan Sandwich Cookies from the trEATs Book

For my birthday this year, I received the trEATs book by April Carter. As you know, I looooove sweets so this book is perfect for me. All the treats in this book are also the perfect size for "gifting"and April even provides tips on how to...

Happy National Watermelon Day!

Happy National Watermelon Day everyone! The cake in the above photo might look a little familiar if you checked out my post yesterday which included instructions on how to create the decorative flag that's atop the cake. What you may not have known from the...

Wonderful Pistachios Get Crackin’ Contest

If you watched the super bowl this year then I'm sure you can recall the Wonderful Pistachios commercial where Stephen Colbert is surrounded by dozens and dozens of pistachios. Wonderful Pistachios has decided to run a contest following that commercial and there is still time...

Flavor Combination to Love: Blueberries + Honey Granola

Everyone knows the most important meal of the day is breakfast. It helps you jumpstart and prepare for the rest of the day. This morning, I decided on yogurt topped with blueberries and honey almond granola. Mixing blueberries with the flavor of honey is one...

Alex Guarnaschelli’s Farfalle Pasta Salad

About a month back I attended a book signing for Alex Guarnaschelli’s new cookbook Old-School Comfort Food at Fish’s Eddys. The book itself is well designed. The nostalgic looking pattern on the bind of the book looks as if it came straight off the walls...