Start Your Day with a Cold Brew at Home!

Even though I live on the west coast, I am still working east coast hours. That means that I need to be up and ready to start the day before 6 am! Being a morning person is something I’ve learned from my dad. He used...

Let the Backyard BBQs Begin!

The past weekend was b-e-a-u-tifulllll. The weather was perfect, I squeezed in just the right amount of relaxation and got to kick off the BBQ season with the most delectable dishes! Being able to be outdoors all the time is something I've really been enjoying...

Check Out these Books for your Favorite Foodie!

Over the years, I've built up a solid collection of kitchen equipment, gadgets, and housewares. So when it comes to the holidays and I'm asked what I would like as a gift it's really hard to say because I don't necessarily need anything. There is...

Love List 7/26/17: Garden Party Inspiration

I love NYC, a lot. There are so many things right at your fingertips. There are opportunities and fun events on the daily. There is however, one thing I do miss about the suburbs. Having a backyard. I dream of the day I'll have a...

Building Confidence in the Kitchen

This November will mark my 5 year anniversary for Pretty in Pistachio. When I started this blog, I had a limited skill set in the kitchen but I had a lot of love for food and trying new things. Most of my time in the...

Early Morning Visit to Mr. Holmes Bakehouse

When I was in San Francisco I knew I couldn't leave until I tried Mr. Holmes bakehouse. For months I had been oogling over all the photos floating around Instagram saying "I got baked in San Francisco". I definitely had major FOMO hoping that eventually...

*Giveaway* The Perfect Picnic with PackIt

The warm weather seems like it is finally here to stay (*crosses fingers*)! My favorite thing about warm weather is the ability to eat outside. Outside space is a luxury here in NYC. Only a handful of apartments have decks or terraces and I've never been...