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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...]


Mediterranean Chicken with Feta Cheese and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Sun-dried tomatoes are my cure-all for a menu-planning drought. As long as a jar of sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil are in the fridge, I know a variety of meals are at my disposal. Sun-dried tomatoes, goat cheese, and arugula packed into an omelet for lunch; pizza popcorn for a snack or movie night; or Mediterranean Chicken for dinner, one of my favorite (and quickest!) recipes from my I Love … [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 …]