Episode 4 Food Network Star

midterm? It's time to panic! That was quick! Something about taking a test gives me anxiety. Midterms? I already have anxiety hearing anything to do with a test. So, when we walked into the kitchen that day and Bobby and Giada announced that our challenge was to...

Feed Your Adventure

NYC is home to more than 8 million people and it’s not the first place that comes to mind when I think of outdoor adventure. That is until I had my day of adventure with Clif Bar making NYC a happening hub for outdoor adventure....

Episode 3 Food Network Star

Moroccan Feast & Tastemakers Wow, three episodes down already. Going into this week I wanted to work on a few things. First - be relaxed on camera; second - smile more. I felt a lot of pressure after the prior week's so-so presentation and knew I...

Episode 2 Food Network Star

Food Network Star Kitchen, Red Food, Podcasts & Proud Bird Well, I made it to episode 2! After a grueling episode 1, we made our way across the country to LA to start filming episode 2 at The Culver Studios. The logo that dreams are made...

My Top 3 Summer Cocktails

Endless days, sandy beaches, long nights and al fresco dining: yes, the summer season is here. My desire to kick back with a cocktail is stronger than ever this time of year and lucky for you, I’ve got just what you need. There’s nothing nicer than a delicious cold...