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A Parfait Shrek Would Love

  I never would have thought to take food advice from a cartoon character, but Donkey in Shrek made a valid point: Donkey: You know what ELSE everybody likes? Parfaits! Have you ever met a person, you say, "Let's get some parfait," they say, "Hell no, I don't like no parfait"? Parfaits are delicious! Shrek: NO! You dense, irritating, miniature beast of burden! Ogres are like … [Read More...]


Homemade Jell-O Pudding Pop Recipe

For April, Netflix has assembled an assortment of movies and television shows that wax 70s and 80s nostalgic. We’re talking classics like Saved by the Bell (a total favorite of mine), Baby-sitters Club, Family Ties, Smurfs, and more. When you think 80s in food terms, what enters your mind? I go straight to Fun Dips, Pop Rocks, and none other than those Jell-O Pudding Pops. As a child of the 80s, I … [Read More...]

SodaStream Egg Cream

Egg Cream: What’s in a Name?

I'm obsessed with the fresh, constant supply of seltzer water pumped out by my small SodaStream. So much so that I wrote a cookbook, The Artisan Soda Workshop, revolving around syrups that can be mixed into the seltzer for DIY soda. And then it was a thrill to write a blog post for SodaStream featuring a recipe from the cookbook. I chose to highlight my Egg Cream recipe, which is misleading as far … [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 …]