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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...]


Mini Milestones: Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Rods

In busy, hectic times--especially with the start of cool weather signaling impending holiday craziness—it’s important to take a breather and celebrate any child mini-milestone: losing that first tooth, that first training-wheel-free bike ride, first shoelace tying or being fitted with that first pair of eyeglasses. And they all deserve little rewards. I’ve always enjoyed the sweet-salty combo … [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 …]