Author: Carina

Real-live person who loves food, throwing large dinner parties in a tiny Brooklyn apartment, and can never have enough coffee.

Health Farm Corn Muffins

With Thanksgiving fast-approaching, I know I’m supposed to be thinking about pies, expressing hot takes on cranberry sauce, or reading endless tracts on the dos and don’ts of cooking a turkey. Any self-respecting food blogger would be considering these things performatively if not practically, so perhaps I have little self-respect,

Almond Butter Pandemonium Ice Cream

I’ve been having a lot of thoughts and feelings lately about the way food and cooking is portrayed on the internet. I love to scroll through Pinterest and save images of enormous farmhouse sinks and perfectly-styled bowls of fruit and granola as much as the next person, but I also

A Scorpion Feast: Lamb Tagine

I should know, by now, that when my husband says he “doesn’t want a dinner party” for his birthday, what he actually means is that he will confess, at the absolute last minute, that the only thing he wants to do on his birthday is invite 15-20 people over to

#FALLFEELS & new directions

Because I have a serious case of FOMO, and “living in the moment” is one of the hardest things for me to do, the passing of Halloween and the approach of the holiday season immediately sends my mind towards thoughts of the new year ahead. It was last January, after

Top 5 Foodie Spots in Providence, RI

Living in New York, it’s easy to assume that this is my hands-down favorite city, that there’s nowhere (at least nowhere in America) I would need or want to travel to get my favorite foods. Every kind of Asian? Go to Manhattan Chinatown. Or Brooklyn Chinatown. Or Queens! Queens, in

View of Florence Italy at Night from Il Duomo

Everywhere We Stayed in Italy

When I started researching my trip to Italy, I was kind of shocked by how little information there was about accommodations. I’m the sort of person who likes to read between 10-20 reviews of a hotel or B&B minimum before I book my stay, and I found that this was essentially

Three Places You Must Eat in Florence

It’s a good thing we ended our trip to Italy in Florence, because it would have been a tough act to follow. Of all the cities we visited — even famed foodie destinations Bologna and Parma — Florence had some of our favorite foods. By the time we got there,

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