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The last time I made pretzels my age was still in the single digits. It was at a place in PA and I was with my grandma and brother (photo below). Growing up, our house was constantly stocked with pretzels. My dad worked in Philly and would always bring home...

I cannot believe it is already the end of January. I owe you all a huge apology for being completely M.I.A. this month, the weeks flew by! After the new year, I decided to sign up for a few courses at ICE (Institute of Culinary Education) to...

As we embark on the New Year, I wanted to take the chance to wish everyone health and happiness in 2015! New Year's Eve only comes once a year and I wasn't going to miss my chance to use this as an excuse to dress up! I usually...

Hope everyone is having an amazing holiday season filled with laughter, family, friends, and FOOD! I am very excited to be back home in NJ for Christmas because being able to spend time with family is super important to me. Our house is already bustling with...

I think I'm aiming for the title "Crostini Queen" over here. There are a handful of crostini recipes already on the blog such as the peach crostini with roasted blueberries and the beet and goat cheese crostini but I still just can't seem to get enough of these little...

December always means lots of holiday parties! Before I'm planning a party, I always like to develop a direction for the decor/treats/setup. To do this, I like to create a "mood board" by putting together a collection of inspiring images. Developing a mood board helps me...

Tomorrow (December 4th) is National Cookie day! With the holidays around the corner, I feel like we're officially entering cookie season. Every year I always make it a tradition to make dozens of different cookies and package them up for friends and family. This week's...

Over the years, Thanksgiving has really grown to become one of my favorite holidays. This year was even extra special because just a few days prior (November 25th) marked the two year anniversary for Pretty in Pistachio! It was completely coincidental that I decided to...

If you're looking for some last minute ideas to add to your Thanksgiving Day menu then you've come to the right place :). This week's love list is dedicated to a collection of recipes that are perfect for tomorrow's big celebration! 1. Cinnamon Buttermilk Pie, The Little...