Big Apple Cheesecake

Brands, Dessert, Fruit, Pies, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sauces, Sweets, Tutorial

Are you the type of person that associates food with wonderful memories?  You know, how every time you bite into a creamsicle you’re transported to the childhood summer you learned to swim?  Well, today I’m teaming up with Stella cheeses to bring you a yummy recipe that conjures up a night out, enjoying dinner and a show.  Living in Manhattan, some …

Bella + Chef Jason Roberts

Appetizers, Brands, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Coffee, Dessert, Gluten Free, Guest Chefs, Home, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets

Autumn is right around the corner and with it comes a season of new and improved products.  Fashion houses aren’t the only ones holding Fall previews, appliance companies are as well… and we couldn’t be more thrilled.  Personally, I prefer the sexiness of a streamlined toaster over the sultry strut of a supermodel any day!  That’s why …

Dinner with Giada & Frangelico

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There are magical milestones in a person’s life… falling in love, eating a croissant in Paris, having a baby, binging wantonly during the holiday season and not gaining weight.  You know, the basics every self-respecting dreamer fantasizes about.  Well, I just had one of these moment.  As if the spatula gods looked down on me with …

Gevalia + Rosewater Whipped Cream

Coffee, Creams, Dessert, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

Do you remember the sheer exhilaration that pulsed through your veins the first time your crush acknowledged your existence?  You know, that moment that he actually made eye-contact with you, gave you a half-smile, and sent your heart into cardiac arrest?  Well, I just had one of those moments… with Gevalia Coffee. For the past decade, …

My Conversation with Ray Bradbury

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Remember your teenage angst?  The hopeless brooding.  The tormented waiting.  The painfully unanswered questions like “Why doesn’t anyone understand me?!” and “Will the boy I love ever notice me?!”.  Well, there was only one thing during those years that gave me solace… Ray Bradbury.  His beautifully crafted stories whisked me away from my youthful strife. …