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Asiago Cream Sauce Over Artichoke Ravioli

As soon as I spotted and read the package for the artichoke ravioli in Trader Joe’s — stuffed with three cheeses artichoke hearts and ripe olives — I wanted to try them in a light cream sauce. However, the $6 price tag on a half-pound block of asiago cheese, almost made me put it back… Continue reading Asiago Cream Sauce Over Artichoke Ravioli

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My Day as a Keratin Hair Model at Tina’s Hair Affair

I’ve always been afraid of trying all the new services out there to tame my curls. Chemical straighteners, Brazilian blowouts, harsh chemicals — it all scared me. So, instead I would spend what felt like a gazillion hours straightening my hair every morning before work. Then, last December, Tina at Tina’s Hair Affair in Lake… Continue reading My Day as a Keratin Hair Model at Tina’s Hair Affair

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Fall Treats at Bouchon Bakery in New York

I was in the Time Warner Center yesterday afternoon and before leaving I knew I just had to grab a cup of coffee at Bouchon Bakery on the third floor. The coffee I order is nothing fancy, but always has a rich flavor. While standing in the 10-minute line, I spotted these: That’s when I… Continue reading Fall Treats at Bouchon Bakery in New York

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National Chocolate Day: My Top 5 Favorite Chocolates

As if you needed another excuse to grab a piece of sweet, yummy chocolate, today is National Chocolate Day! My favorite is dark chocolate. I’ve found a small piece of dark, or really good, well made chocolate, satisfies my sweet cravings instantly. Dark chocolate can also be healthy for you. It contains flavonoids, which protect… Continue reading National Chocolate Day: My Top 5 Favorite Chocolates

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6 Favorite Pasta Recipes for World Pasta Day

Happy World Pasta Day! Here are six of my favorite pasta recipes in honor of World Pasta Day. Feel free to substitute gluten-free pasta for regular, or vice versa  — I do it all the time. 🙂 Enjoy! 1. Fusilli With Lemon Basil Pesto 2. Pasta Caliente 3. Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil    4.… Continue reading 6 Favorite Pasta Recipes for World Pasta Day