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New Year’s Eve Mocktails

New Year’s Eve doesn’t have to be just an adult affair. With these two mocktails, kids can get in on the fun, champagne glasses included. The first idea is Milk with Chocolate Chip Cookie Stick—pour milk into a champagne glass and then garnish with the Chocolate Chip Cookie Stick for supreme dunking. This is a chocolate chip cookie recipe baked biscotti-style—so the sticks are crunchy and can … [Read More...]

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Cucumber Rolls with Veggie(Tales) Cream Cheese

Have you ever watched VeggieTales? It’s a parade of singing vegetables with super-catchy tunes that immediately get stuck in your head. With more VeggieTales episodes slated for November, including the new “VeggieTales in the House” produced by Netflix, this is just one of a slew of original kids programing on the horizon for Netflix. And to celebrate this occasion, I’ve made a snack worthy of … [Read More...]

Queens: A Culinary Passport

  It's finally here!! What I've poured my Queens-loving heart and soul into for the past couple years has finally translated into a book recently published by St. Martin's Press. There are walking food tours, recipes adapted or based on restaurant dishes, restaurant profiles...and more. It's a slice of exploring Queens--where I've lived for 7 years--through my food-loving eyes. My … [Read More...]

About Andrea

I’m a New York City-based author, recipe developer and freelance lifestyle writer. I have a newspaper background, along with experience in editor positions for food publications. I’m also a ghostwriter and recipe editor with the ability to weave together words and recipes for cookbooks. [Read More …]