Cherry Tomato Linguine

We all have that one recipe that is always a crowd pleaser. It’s the one that’s easy, yet impressive. Mine is a simple tomato sauce, but the impressive part about it is that it uses fresh tomatoes. No sugar. No blanching. No peeling. The secret is cherry tomatoes and a blender.  This pasta dish is vegetarian, but can easily be upgraded for […]

Grapefruit Pineapple Float

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you know I finally made my way to the local store that sells pineapple whip. Yes. Dole. Pineapple. Whip. Available to you whenever you want to dish out $7 for a not-big-enough sized cup of pineapple float. Sigh.  Since they don’t offer an all you can eat deal, the only way to satisfy my never […]

Caramel Soaked Chocolate Cupcakes For One

So it’s my birthday today. 25. I feel like I should be freaking out, having a quarter life crisis or something, but I’m really not. Ok, not anymore. I may have been freaking out a couple months ago about where I am at in my career. BUT, just last month I was offered an opportunity that would put me exactly where […]

Firecracker (Pop Rocks) Macarons

3…2…1… Cue the 4th of July themed foods. I’m going to go ahead and jump on the bandwagon with my red (or maybe pink), white, and blue macarons filled with a vanilla buttercream and pop rocks. I was patting myself on the back for being such a freakin’ genius for putting pop rocks and Independence Day together…until I had to go to […]