Healthy Raw Cookie Dough Snack

Posted & filed under Dishin' with Annie, Recipes.

I’ve been dragging people, not going to lie. Last week, in addition to cooking for my usual weekly clients, I catered a four-course private dinner party on Friday, a bruncheon for 30 lovely ladies on Saturday, annnnd managed to pull myself together and go to a concert with my father on Sunday, complete with a… Read more »

Rolled Ice Cream

Posted & filed under Dishin' with Annie, My Stories.

I’m sure that anyone who has been following me long enough knows that I have a mild, okay an extreme, obsession with ice cream. So of course, I’m up to date on all of the latest ice cream discoveries. The followers in the tri-state area are probably familiar with the term “rolled ice cream” that,… Read more »

The Kitchen Tool I Can’t Live Without

Posted & filed under Dishin' with Annie, My Faves.

Everyone has that one tool that they HAVE to have to get the job done: like a plumber needs a plunger, hairdresser needs scissors, how a night out on the town needs red lipstick….well a cook day with me needs an immersion hand blender. I bet you thought I was going to say a great… Read more »

The Making of a Menu

Posted & filed under Dishin' with Annie, Personal Chef.

One might assume that creating a client’s menu is the easiest part of being a personal chef.  Wrong!.  It’s not as easy peasy as one might think – just slapping a variety of meals on a piece of paper and off it goes.  There is so much to take into consideration, and sometimes, making a… Read more »

Heaven Gained a Chef

Posted & filed under Family & Friends.

I come from a long line of good cooks, well no, fantastic cooks is more like it!  My grandmother, Gloria, was known to be one of the best – she could turn “nothing” into “something”…something everyone would rave about and ask for time and time again! Unfortunately, my grandmother passed well before I had time… Read more »