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How To: Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Cinnamon, turkey, sweet potatoes galore.  A week later I am still reminiscing on a Thanksgiving filled with happy bellies, joyful hearts, and shared stories of all our times apart.  One of my favorite family traditions growing up was making pumpkin pie with my mom starting from scratch and coming out with the perfect pie that my sisters and I would eventually eat for breakfast the next morning.

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Pumpkin Spice Cupcake in New York’s NoLita

Sadly, Thanksgiving is over, but November is not which means this is probably the last opportunity I get to feature my favorite fall treat before the upswing of Christmas sweets, treats, music, and overall joyful spirit.  It has been a month filled with things to be thankful for and I hope you all were able to spend time with family, friends, and good food.

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The Great NYC Pie Excursion

As I pack for my trip home this Thanksgiving, I reminisced on my experience here in the city last year.  Bek and I both spent Thanksgiving Holiday in New York City last year and understand how much a warm slice of homemade pie a la mode after a delicious home cooked meal can warm the heart and soul. Continue reading

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Opinion: Why I Think Dessert is Important

Growing up in a family that got to travel a lot I remember many a day’s being in the car with my brother and sisters looking up the best places to eat dessert at our next destination.  Whether that was in London, Ottawa, Orlando, Honolulu, or now New York City, there was always a sweets stop we had to make. Continue reading

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They See Me Rolling…

“Rolled ice cream?”  I was just as confused as you were the first time I heard about this new trendy sweet and had to try it for myself.  Cue 10 Below Ice Cream located on 10 Mott St, New York, NY 10013 in New York City’s Chinatown.

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