Arugula Sunflower Pesto ~ Recipe ReDux

Happy first day of Summer! The return of this beautiful season brings just the beginning of incredibly fresh and local produce. While I’m only getting small clippings of basil from my garden so far, I’ve been lucky enough to receive some of the overflow from a friend’s CSA (what is a CSA?). I even got … Continue reading

Summer Parfait with Honey Almond Oats and Berry Rhubarb Sauce ~ Recipe ReDux Sponsored Recipe Contest

{By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by National Honey Board and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received a gift card to offset the expense of my ingredients.} Honey is an ingredient that people may shy away from but for me it’s an ingredient I embrace. … Continue reading

Dietitians Visit Chobani SOHO

I was recently invited to an event to get to know Chobani’s first store in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan. Eager to see what this Mediterranean yogurt bar had to offer, I excitedly accepted. The store has a bright and beautiful storefront on the corner or Prince and West Broadway, so open that you can … Continue reading

A Family and Food Tradition: Making Pasteles

Most families have at least one food tradition every year. What’s a food tradition? It’s one of those days that you spend all day (with family) cooking a special something. Now this may sound like a holiday to you, but a “food tradition” can be independent from other holiday cooking and festivities. It is an … Continue reading

Pasta, Pasta Everywhere!

Alex at Academia Barilla

A foodie trip to Parma, Italy just isn’t complete without a stop at the Barilla Pasta Factory. Barilla started in 1877 with Pietro Barilla selling bread and pasta. Now, Barilla is one of the leading brands of pasta in Italy and the United States. Barilla has 43 production sites in 10 countries. The factory we were visiting in Parma … Continue reading