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detox soup fixns

Detox Soup

Happy New Year to all! Well it’s January 2nd and like most people I have a few New Year resolutions. My number one resolution is to loose weight. Unfortunately I have the same resolution every year. I’m not alone – loosing weight is the number one New Year’s resolution across the board, year after year. That however doesn’t make […]

the cronut

Time for the Cronut!

It was Sunday August Fourth, finally, time to pick up our cronuts. A very exciting day indeed!! We arrived at the Dominique Ansel Bakery in SoHo around noon. There was a long line of people looking for cronuts and S’mores. The cronuts were sold out hours before, which left many people sad and disappointed. They […]

Cronut Update

So here’s the “skinny” on the not so skinny Cronut. To get a cronut from the Dominique Ansel Bakery in SoHo NYC you must either pre-order your cronut two weeks in advance or stand in line for hours before the bakery opens and hope you get lucky enough to get one. Well, because we don’t […]

True Food Kitchen

  A few years ago we were visiting friends in Scottsdale Arizona. I was really excited to see them, but I was crazy excited about visiting a new restaurant called True Food Kitchen that opened nearby. I had been reading about it, and couldn’t wait to try it. The restaurant was opened by the Fox […]

Dominique Ansel's smores

Dominique Ansel’s Frozen S’more

Dominic Ansel (baker extraordinaire & inventor of the cronut) introduced something new – the Frozen S’more. He’s only had the cronut out for 8 weeks, and he became a media superstar over his doughnut/croissant hybrid creation. Knowing this, we couldn’t wait to see his version of the all American campfire favorite – the S’more. His […]

raos lemon chicken recipe

Rao’s Lemon Chicken

This recipe comes from Rao’s Restaurant – a little place in East Harlem New York. Little yes, but wow is it famous! I talk about their marinara sauce all the time. It’s the only sauce I buy when I don’t have time to make my own.  Rao’s has many dishes they’ve become famous for, the […]