Holidays

Traditional Italian Easter Pie

by Janelle 04.12.2011
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My favorite dessert for the Easter holiday has always been Italian Easter Pie. An Italian tradition, Easter Pie is made by mixing cooked rice with fresh ricotta, eggs, sugar and toasted pine nuts and wrapping the mixture in layers of crispy, buttery phyllo. Orange zest is added to take the ricotta and rice mixture to […]

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Chic (Creme) Brulee French Toast

by Janelle 04.12.2011
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In honor of the Chic Brûlée, I had to blog about Crème Brûlée French Toast – a rich and satisfying dessert-like indulgence. My favorite recipe is from Gourmet Magazine and is so easy to prepare! The french toast can be prepared the night before and baked in the oven the next morning.

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Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for HER!

by Janelle 02.10.2011

Still stumped on what to get your lady for Valentine’s Day? I got you covered. Check out these chic finds that I guarantee she will love. All available to grab in NYC or with free rush shipping online! Where to Buy: Narciso Rodriguez available at Saks or Sephora Setai Club & Spa Wall Street, NY, […]

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Last Minute Gifts for THE STYLISH MAN this Valentine’s Day

by Janelle 02.07.2011

Still haven’t gotten your man his gift for Valentine’s Day? I got you covered. If your guy is anything like mine, he loves to dress well. Check out my favorite picks for stylish last-minute gifts he will love. All available in NYC or online with complimentary rush shipping. Pick out your favorite and get on […]

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It’s Almost Valentine’s Day!

by Janelle 01.20.2011

“Sweet Bliss” Solid Heart Chocolate, $28 Ahhh Valentine’s Day. Here begins one of my many posts on where to go, what to do and most importantly, what to buy. My fav gift store, Henri Bendel, jumpstarts the heart-filled season with an abundance of adorable baubles to get you in the spirit. Check them out after […]

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Happy National Dark Chocolate Day!

by Janelle 11.10.2010

My kind of holiday. Today (and every day for that matter) let’s celebrate all of the amazing benefits of eating dark chocolate. According to many health professionals, dark chocolate contains many antioxidants (nearly 8 times the number found in strawberries) and can keep your heart running well by lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol. Looking […]

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