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The Power of Chocolate

Chocolate is good for the soul. I think everyone can agree on that. How good does it feel to eat chocolate? Especially after a chocolate craving!! Remember a long time ago when one of your friends told you that chocolate is good for you? You were skeptical… how could something you had classified as candy for your entire life be good for you? Furthermore, some …

Sipping Cardamom in the Window

When I was in Victoria, BC last summer I stumbled upon a little ice cream shop called Cold Comfort. The evil genius, as she’s called by the locals, makes a gluten and diary-free tamarind & cardamom ice cream sandwich and WOW I’d never tasted anything like it. I must have devoured at least two a day while visiting the island and even made a solo …

When The Moon Hit My Eye… *Best Pizza in NYC*

When I first arrived in New York last February everyone told me that I had to have authentic NYC pizza.  I’m a pizza snob; my father is Italian and makes homemade pizza from scratch and even spins the dough on his finger like in the movies so naturally no restaurant pizza ever compared to the homemade pies my father makes… Until I discovered Fornino.  In all fairness, …

Gingersnap [Un]Cookies

I joke that my only real addiction in this incarnation is espresso.  But if one were to examine my life a little closer another addiction would become apparent… one perhaps a little less likely.  That other addiction is… drumroll please… Gingersnaps. My favorite gingersnaps are from Trader Joe’s: they’re the Triple Ginger Snaps and my mouth waters just thinking about them.  I could eat the …