Oh, Fudge! Sauce

Yes, this is the Chocolate Fudge Sauce that they serve at Canyon Ranch! During my recent trip to Canyon Ranch at Lenox, I had the pleasure of enjoying this sauce with their homemade vanilla ice cream for dessert one evening. It’s heavenly. Then I serendipitiously won a jar during…

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ZEN and the Art of DECLUTTERING

ZEN and the Art of DECLUTTERING DeClutter. Design. De-Stress. The thing about clutter…it creates stress, unnecessary distraction and a gnawing to do list that never gets done. Whether you live in a tiny urban space or a sprawling country estate, keeping your space tidy, clutter free and…

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The Big Reveal

“My life is revealing itself to me piece by piece Let it come I am young eager appreciative available privileged I don’t want to eat all the meals that I will have for the rest of my life I don’t want to have all the insights today Meet all the people today Experience all the…

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Book Review: Toddlers are Aholes by Bunmi Laditan

Toddlers are Aholes by Bunmi Laditan Creator of ‘The Honest Toddler’ Workman Publishing The Park Sucks: How to Deal,  Potty Training: When the Sh*t Hits the Fan,  Surviving Bedtime and other laugh-your-butt-off scenarios in the {excruciatingly funny} exultation of the multi-phase,…

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Terrain~Dig into Spring Festival

  As a Philadelphia food entrepreneur, I am so honored to be featured at Terrain. The festivals and events are always a pleasure to attend and I enjoy mingling with fellow friends and foodies. Here I share an excerpt of Terrain’s blog announcing their upcoming festival and a special…

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Amis Philadelphia: Best Seat in the House

It’s eleven o’clock pm and I’m just getting home from Amis in Philadelphia. I want to write about this while it’s still fresh and while I can still smell the baked pecorino with almond honey. I sat at the chef’s counter hypnotized by the impressive knife skills of chef…

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4 Reasons to Eat More Ginger

Ginger is an invaluable ally in keeping me healthy and energetic. Since it’s available all year round, it’s always there to give you a much needed health boost.Best of all, you can also use ginger to treat specific ailments or use it to help prevent diseases (or at least help strengthen your…

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Dessert Table Delight: Smackaroons & Blaues Wunder

Dessert Table Delight: Smackaroons & Blaues Wunder Dessert Table Delight: Smackaroons & Blaues Wunder Dessert Table Delight: Smackaroons & Blaues Wunder

There’s nothing like the sultry dance of sweet and salty flavors on the tongue. Claudia Baudo’s smackaroons and Blaus Wunder blue cheese are the newest partners in this traditional samba. The spicy, fudge-like taste of the thermalised Swiss blue and the exotic, dark chocolate kissed…

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