An Non-Traditional Thanksgiving in New York City (includes Pasta!)

My sister Ally has been living in New York City since graduating high school. Occasionally, to get a break from the boring suburb I lived in, I would hop on a bus for the four-hour ride from Boston to NYC, to visit her on the weekends. I loved these quick weekend getaways.  New York City was … More An Non-Traditional Thanksgiving in New York City (includes Pasta!)

The Art of Pasta

Recently, while browsing through Instagram, I came across a very cool profile  @saltyseatttle that drew me in. It’s the brainchild of Linda Miller Nicholson, a Seattle based mom whose five-year-old son was an extremely picky eater. Her frustration with trying to find healthy foods he liked, plus just get him to eat in general, inspired … More The Art of Pasta

My Personal Soundtrack to Traveling and Tasting

You know how a movie is so much better with an amazing soundtrack.  In fact, there have been times when I didn’t really like the movie but loved the soundtrack. The point is, I’m a believer that everything is just better set to the right music. My constant travel companion during my world-wide adventures finding … More My Personal Soundtrack to Traveling and Tasting

Greek Island Pasta

“When I’m traveling, I won’t miss an opportunity to try great pasta.” – Meghan Markle My favorite Greek island to visit is Corfu, hands down.  The northern most island of the  summer I had the privilege to travel there with my best friend Pauline. We stayed at a youth hostel, The Pink Palace, where many … More Greek Island Pasta

DIY Pasta at Home -You’ll be Hooked!

Yes I’ve mentioned it in previous posts. Yes it’s legendary in my family. Yes it’s super delicious. And today I’m sharing the secret step-by-step guide to making the infamous Pop Pop’s Meat Sauce with all of you ( Shhhhhh don’t tell my grandfather.) First, here’s a little background. It’s really a bolognese sauce, which Italians … More DIY Pasta at Home -You’ll be Hooked!