Category Archives: Inspiration

Food Photos

Sometimes looking at food is better than reading about it… so please enjoy some wonderfully delicious looking photos of food by Emily Gilbert of E.Gilbert Photography. Check out more of her photos here. Happy Eating. Advertisements

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Get Lost

Let me tell you a story…  The Lost Girls: (left to right) Jen Baggett, Holly Corbett, Amanda Pressner In January 2009, my senior year of college at Syracuse University, I was president of a campus organization which teamed up with … Continue reading

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Recreating a Restaurant Favorite

One of the best parts of going to a restaurant is being able to get food that you just can’t find anywhere else. Sometimes it’s a special sauce, a unique side dish or an out of this world burger – … Continue reading

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The Complexity of Simplicity

Soup. A simple food item, often accompanying a salad or sandwich. However, making it is far from the simplicity of the final product.

Though I am not a giant soup connoisseur, and the extent of my soup preparation usually involves a can opener and a tin can, I figured I’d give it a whirl. Continue reading

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Fellow Foodies Welcome

My life is food.

I don’t mean that I simply like food, but that it is literally my life.

I grew up in a world that revolved around food. I blame my somewhat diluted Italian heritage for this. Holidays, celebrations, family gatherings, days ending in ‘y’ – you name it, food took center stage.

Not that I am complaining about this upbringing. My parents and grandparents took pride in the fact that I’ve never been a picky eater, and was always able to order for myself in a restaurant, even at the age of 5. I wasn’t the type of kid you took to a restaurant and had to ask the waitress, “Do you serve hot dogs?” (not that I dislike hot dogs…). Chances are, if you put it on the plate in front of me, I’d eat it. Seafood, pasta, mystery meat in the cafeteria, it didn’t matter.

My name is Kristen, and I am a foodie. Continue reading

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