Monthly Archives: December 2009


What would New Year’s Eve be without Champagne? Boring! Everyone will be packing the stores today and tomorrow looking for the right bottle of bubbly to purchase.

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New Years Recipes

If you’re planning a New Year’s Eve party, why not try out some new recipes? There are plenty of finger foods and other appetizers that you can prepare. One key to having a successful party- have plenty of food and drink on hand.

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Seviche Pittsburgh, PA

Thursday evening I ventured out into the brisk evening with my friends, Amy and Jesse. We parked in a nearby lot, and trudged our shivering bodies down the lifeless, gray, downtown streets to Seviche.

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Choosing Meat

We’ve all been there; in the grocery store, at the meat counter. There are all different types of steaks and cuts of meat. If you’re making stew, what should you buy? If you’re planning on grilling, and you want a tender juicy steak, which cut is best?

Before I begin, let’s talk about an important term, marbling.

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Making a Gingerbread House

Here is a gingerbread house recipe.

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Egg Nog Recipe

Christmas and the Holidays are here! We’ve been putting together some drink recipes for you, but this is a must try- it’s creamy, rich and loaded with flavor!

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Hot Chocolate Recipe

It’s getting cold outside so keep warm with some homemade Hot Chocolate! Here’s a recipe that’s sure to keep you warm.

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Macaroon Recipe

The best ever macaroon recipe.

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Choosing a Knife

One of the most frequent questions I get asked is, “What should I look for when buying a knife?” That’s a loaded question; let me offer a few tips. First of all, most good knives are made of high-carbon stainless steel.

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Fede Pasta

Thank goodness the Atkin’s Revolution is over, I was beginning to think that I was the only one left enjoying pasta. After everyone realized that starches (in moderation) provide the body with glucose (essential to fuel the body), pasta once again became popular. Enough about the nutritional benefits of Pasta, I’m here to talk about the best pasta in Pittsburgh; it’s being produced at Fede Pasta in Irwin, PA.

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