These brownies are INTENSE. Intensely dark and fudgy. Intensely salty. Intensely sticky. Intensely crunchy. Ridiculous.

Wine, food, cocktails, cheese, meat, chocolate, more wine, and a stunning scenery. My friends and I were in heaven at The Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival, one of my favorite events in New...

Dulce de leche cake balls with smoked sea salt. They're cute! They're individually sized! The smoked sea salt almost looks like gold! An added bonus: unlike an actual cake, you can help yourself to a...

September 18, 2014

Avocado and Crab Crostini

Golden crostini rounds, creamy mashed avocado, and buttery lemony crab meat. I'll totally get if you become fixated on this, too! (By you I mean me.)

Quick: what’s the first thing you think about when you hear the words Irish Festival? I’m not going to lie, but the first thing that popped in my head is a Guinness. The photo...

September 11, 2014

Coconut Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

This ice cream is insanely delicious. It tastes exactly like how it sounds: blueberry pie, coconut cream pie, and ice cream in one. Dense, creamy, sweet coconut ice cream with swirls of blueberry compote...

September 8, 2014

Sugar Rush 2014 at Harvest

How often do you think about having dessert for dinner? If you're me, you think about it pretty regularly. Like, often. Maybe a few times a week? Okay fine everyday. Last week, I was able to...

September 1, 2014

Garlic Shrimp Spaghetti

If you've been reading my blog for a while, or if we've hung out in real life for more than 5 minutes, you know that I love spaghetti. It’s what I like to eat...

The three main ingredients are fresh lemon juice, basil, and honey. FRESH and LIGHT. It's like Mother Nature herself came up with the idea.

First, taste both the chocolate and wine individually. Is there an instruction line more beautiful than that? A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of hosting a small Chocolate and Wine Pairing...