The Sweet Stuff

We hope everyone enjoyed their Valentine’s Day yesterday. If you’re anything like us, you enjoyed plenty of sweets and maybe a little vino. We got a head start on Valentine’s Day last week by attending Stamford’s Shelter for Homeless’ Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lover’s Evening which took place at the Stamford Marriot. There was a great … More The Sweet Stuff

Let Them Eat Cake

This week, Kristina’s team threw a surprise bridal shower for a friend/colleague who is getting married over Memorial Day weekend. Now, it isn’t a party without cake so Kristina had some fun and made this three-layered one using Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cake recipe (with Droste chocolate, shhh!), Sprinkles Buttercream, and strawberries for color, flavor and … More Let Them Eat Cake

Sweets and Eats

If you’re like us, you enjoy learning about food nearly as much as eating it. This week, we’re looking forward to two events at the 92Y that are sure to provide insight into the foods that we eat. On Tuesday, our friend Francine Segan is leading a talk entitled “Our Sweet Tooth,” which will explore the … More Sweets and Eats

From Tuscany with Love

Last Thursday, in the middle of a long work week, we had the pleasure of attending a chocolate tasting hosted by food historian Francine Segan. What made this tasting even more unique (and exciting) was the fact that it featured Amedei Chocolate, one of Italy’s finest chocolates. Before the tasting, we were treated to Cauliflower and … More From Tuscany with Love

Savory to Sweet

Like many people, we’re BIG fans of chocolate. Therefore, when our friend Francine Segan invited us to attend a tasting at Amedei Chocolate, we made sure to clear our schedule for the evening. From what we’ve read, this is not your ordinary chocolate. It’s chocolate “so good it left Pete Wells speechless,” according to Food & Wine … More Savory to Sweet

Decadent Duo

Back in October of last year, we had the privilege of meeting food historian Francine Segan and hearing her give a talk about something we both enjoy…PASTA! Get to know more about her in our interview. More recently, though, Francine must have read our minds when she reached out to us about attending her talk … More Decadent Duo