Quarantine Cookbook ~ Week One

Living the quarantine life has been one with a flood of different emotions. Stress. Bewilderment. Fear. Sadness. Gratitude. Joy. Contentment. One of the bright spots is cooking with my daughter, Kate. The weekly menu plan idea came from Elizabeth Minchilli and her daughter, Sophie, who are quarantined in Umbria, Italy. The two are sharing their…

You Say Ice Cream, I Say GELATO

You can call him the Gelato Guru or the Wizard of Ice Cream! It makes no matter what you call him, just know his cold creations are epic. I have been a faithful eater of Chef Jungman’s sweet creations since his days at Blue Green Canteen. He is now the pastry chef at both Princi…

Princi Italia – Plano, TX

If you know me you know I have a fatal attraction love for Italy. This love has taken me on a quest for authentic Italian food stateside. SO, when I was invited by my friend and pastry chef, Ryan Jungman, to try Princi Italia in Plano I said, “Oh, heck yes!” Princi Italia is the brainchild of friends Patrick…

Dallas Chocolate Festival Take Two

I was so lucky to attend the Dallas Chocolate Festival last year. It was aces! Well, I attended this year’s festival and it was even better. Dallas Chocolate Festival at the F.I.G. 1807 Ross Ave. Dallas, TX 75201 http://dallaschocolate.org/ The Greatest Chocolate on Earth…that was the theme of this year’s festival. Think of it as…