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Red White and Blueberry Pound Cake

I’ve always been drawn to getting cutesy and creative when it comes to baking for holidays – as you’ve seen with my Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Nest Cookies this past April. With the 4th of July holiday weekend finally here, I wanted to make something patriotic and…

Chicken Tikka Masala with Coconut Rice and Kontos Naan

Being away from London for a few weeks has already made me nostalgic for the city and its food. I stumbled across a can of Tikka Masala sauce while in the grocery store the other day and decided that paired with Kontos Naan, it would…

Dark Chocolate Dipped Orange Wedges

Orange ya glad it’s summer? Finally! Today marks the second official day of the hottest, happiest and most relaxed season. I’ve been focusing eating a balanced diet – meaning sometimes it’s good to make yourself a cheat treat! – and have been creating some super easy…

Red Velvet NYC Makes Celebrating Life Easy

There’s always something to celebrate! Our minds and the media are always geared towards focusing on the negative. Too often we think of the things we want and don’t have instead of appreciating what we have been blessed with. When Red Velvet NYC reached out…

Cinnamon Sugar Crackle Cookies

Cinnamon Sugar Crackle Cookies

It seems to be a proven fact that whenever I get stressed I quickly gravitate to the kitchen. Making something cute and delicious out of just a few ingredients is a sort of catharsis for me and it gets me out of reality for a…

Practically Perfect Porchini Mushroom Risotto

Practically Perfect Porchini Mushroom Risotto

Just a few simple ingredients can go a long way in a good risotto. The fluffy rice and porchini mushrooms make for a practically perfect pairing, and this risotto is the perfect appetizer or side dish, especially when accompanied by a nice white wine. I…

Sweet View: Hoboken, NJ

Sweet View: Hoboken, NJ

             There’s something about summer that can turn a pastry run into an all-day leisurely stroll. Maybe it is an innate appreciation for beautiful weather and surroundings that causes us to get excited to spend time outdoors, or a Vitamin D deficiency from months…

Ritzy Rice Pudding

Ritzy Rice Pudding

Even the simplest recipes can be spiced up with a little bit of glam. Using the leftover cooked white rice I created the perfect recipe for homemade rice pudding, topped exclusively with ground cinnamon and lemon zest. Is your mouth watering yet? Let’s Get Started:…

Classy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classy Chocolate Chip Cookies

A classy spin on a classic childhood favorite. Best if enjoyed warm out of the oven, with a glass of milk. Let’s Get Started: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature* ¾ cup granulated sugar…

It's Official!

It's Official!

It may be early to celebrate the actual holiday, but it’s not too early to celebrate that the Lunar New Year will be recognized as an official public school holiday in New York! Today, mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, (yes, I met him!…