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Foodie Reservations: The Final Verdict for 2015 and What’s Ahead for 2016

Happy New Year! Hopefully everyone had a safe and exciting night, and is now well on the way to recovering now that it is Sunday and almost back to the work week, sadly. :( Now is about that time when everyone is mulling over their goals for the year. As for me? I've already put a few requisite and cliché things on my list -- those are, lose weight and get back to the gym -- as well as some not-so-cliché things -- finish up my MBA (6 credits this Spring!), learn German and/or French (Duolingo ... Continue Reading

Homemade Irish Cream

I came across a recipe for Homemade Irish Cream that presented me with a perfect excuse to imbibe over the holiday weekend while simultaneously knocking off one of my my foodie resolutions while doing so. Pretty cool. ;) I guess Irish Cream is considered a cordial... or a liqueur. Serious Eats suggests that the terms are interchangeable, with cordial appearing more often on dessert-like products: liqueurs flavored with coffee, cream, chocolate, etc. I followed the recipe for the basic ingredients, ... Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Eats: Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Whisky Cocktails & More

I hope everyone had a great Valentine's Day Weekend! Also known as the day of year that is obligatory with chocolate, frilly pink and red decorations, flowers, and -- of course -- love. My day was more like snowy and cold rather than frilly and pink, since we continue to get more snow and below-freezing temperatures here in the Northeast (thankful not to be in Boston, though, where they have upwards of six feet of snow right now!), but it was certainly filled with the latter few things, including ... Continue Reading

On Pinterest: Bitters and Cordials

This sounds foolish to say now, but when Pinterest first launched I was skeptical to see if it was going to be successful. Mood boards -- collections of images, words, thoughts, colors, and other inspiration -- have been used in creative design (graphic and fashion design, branding...) for quite some time. Social bookmarking sites like Delicious and StumbleUpon already had been around the block. Social giants Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, and a number of other image sharing and microblogging sites ... Continue Reading