50 Shades of Valentines

Valentine’s Day: Saturday, February 14th marks a fun, stressful, sexy, hated AND beloved holiday depending on whose calendar you are viewing. It’s a day of many shades of emotions. Some of us plan a romantic outing with that special person; a bouquet of roses, candlelit dinner and perhaps champagne. Others pencil in strictly pampering, romanceContinue reading “50 Shades of Valentines”

National Chocolate Day…A Decadent Holiday to Sinfully Splurge

Click here to view my published article on Joonbug.  All photos provided. The world owes Christopher Columbus a lot of respect.  He discovered America, and one of our favorite food categories: chocolate. We swoon over it, indulge in it, crave it and eat our heart out with it.  Chocolate is one of the most sinfullyContinue reading “National Chocolate Day…A Decadent Holiday to Sinfully Splurge”

Boston’s Original Chocolate Tour

Click here to view my published article on Joonbug. “When asked if you’d like a second helping of dessert, what shall you respond?”  The natural reaction for many of us passionate foodies would be a quick and definitive…“Yes!”  Who would even have to think twiceabout the response to that question?  Well, our cordial ‘tour conductor’ on Boston’sContinue reading “Boston’s Original Chocolate Tour”

S. Cristina Cookbook: Tart with Figs and Chocolate

Click here to view the full recipe/preparation on the Santa Cristina site. Tart with Figs and Chocolate As we get further into Autumn, the culinary world is buzzing with newly prepared sweet treats fit for the season. The absolute perfect Fall cake brings together a unique combination of two delicacies – one to satisfy theContinue reading “S. Cristina Cookbook: Tart with Figs and Chocolate”