chocolate guinness float

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The weekend parades may be over but the revelries continue today and tonight. If you’re so inclined to celebrate with something with alcohol, forget the green beer and instead consider...

alden harlow pasta

This is the latest installment of my Good Eats Series, where I share some some of the great foods I’ve enjoyed but were previously undocumented. This latest one includes one of the city's newest...

mini orange pound cake with rum glaze

Welcome to the newly redesigned Confessions of a Chocoholic! (If you're reading this via an RSS feed or your email, I hope you'll click over and check it out!) Today I'm very happy to publish the...

raspberry tart

A three hour tour around Boston focused solely on chocolate, and culminating at the ultimate chocolate bar? That's this chocoholic's dream come true! Last weekend I had the great pleasure of going on Boston's Original...

spaghetti with meyer lemon cream sauce

Here's a plate to brighten up this cold and dreary winter! It's almost March, but there's still snow on the ground and my spring jackets are still tucked in the back of my closet. I...

cheesecake stuffed strawberries

I was generously invited by Jones Dairy Farm for a blogger event that weekend at the CIA in Hyde Park, New York. Jones Dairy Farm is a family-owned company that produces all-natural sausages, ham,...

nutella almond muddy buddies

Muddy buddies (or puppy chow, or monkey munch, or whatever they're called) is usually just cereal - typically Chex or Crispix - coated in a mixture of peanut butter and melted chocolate, then tossed...

orange marmalade grilled cheese

Happy Valentine's Day, dear readers! I know that everyone is posting about chocolate and heart-shaped goodies, but let's be honest - that's not all we're eating during this special day. Maybe your heart (or tummy)...

unagi bowl
February 10, 2014

Food and Fun in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan was everything I thought it would be and more. I was so very happy to go on a week-long trip with my family to Japan last month (read about my first impressions of...

Cherry Pie Stuffed Chocolate Cake

Only Dan can think of making a pie then stuffing it inside a chocolate cake, then covering the whole thing in frosting. He's crazy like that, the kind of crazy that leads to delicious....