Christmas Came Early!

I guess I just have to share how very excited I am about my early Christmas present from Chris. A 14 piece cake decorating set from Ateco. Twelve stainless steel tips, a 12″ flex decorating bag, and a coupler attachment. I swear I didn’t beg him to give them...

Sushi X

Last night my boyfriend took me to a new sushi place in Ridgewood, NJ called Sushi X (they don’t have their own website but you can find other reviews on the web). We don’t eat in Ridgewood often, but since we both love sushi – and we both love...

6 Tips for Staying Fit During the Holidays

Brrrrrr! Today was frigid. Right down to the bone cold. After a weekend of no physical activity and lots of food, I was ready to get back to the gym. But as much as I tried, I couldn’t bring myself to walk to the campus gym. That meant about 10...

Chocolate-Crunched Caramel Tart

And again, Dorie Greenspan’s book makes an appearance… I sifted through the pages of Greenspan’s book searching for the perfect dessert for Thanksgiving this year. I did made an apple pie (with a pretty green new dish I recently purchased), and brought along some ginger spice cookies, but I...

First Time For Everything

Third Time’s a Charm As a new member of the food blogging society, there are certain things I notice and look for when reading other blogs. I like to search the web for new recipes to try and tend to lean more toward recipes from personal blogs. I like...

Sugar-Topped Molasses Spice Cookies

I’ve been trying to make as many desserts from this cookbook I borrowed from my boss before I have to give it back – but hopefully Santa will return it to me for future baking  This past week I made the sugar-topped molasses spice cookies, mainly because they looked delicious, seemed...