Hi! I'm Lindsay and welcome to my page! I was born and raised in New Jersey, which is where I currently reside with my husband Justin, and our two dogs, Leo and Penelope.

Growing up food was always a big part of my life. I spent most of my childhood in the kitchen baking all sorts of sweet treats, thinking about my next meal, and to this day I will always save room for dessert!

I graduated from the French Culinary Institute in 2005 with a degree in Pastry Arts, and have worked in some of New York City's most prestigious restaurants.

I started this blog to share all of the delicious recipes that I have created over the years.

Thanks for stopping by!

Aperol Spritz Mocktail

Aperol Spritz Mocktail


If you have ever enjoyed a Aperol Spritz, you are familiar with the complex flavor of the Italian liqueur. Unfortunately, Aperol does not reveal their secret recipe, trust me I spent lots of time googling this. Anyone who has had an Aperol Spritz will tell you the initial flavors that come to mind are orange, grapefruit, bitter, herby, sweet, licorice… and so on. First, I tried making a rosemary and lavender simple syrup but in the end it ended up tasting too floral. I thought about what combination of herbs would work best to replicate the flavor of Aperol and it finally came to me, herb de provence! It’s the perfect combination of thyme, lavender, tarragon, rosemary, and a few others that captures all the notes of a true Aperol Spritz, but this time without the actual alcohol.

Aperol Spritz Mocktail

For the simple syrup

125 g water

125 g sugar

2 tsp herb de Provence

Boil all ingredients together, let steep for 5 minutes and strain. Chill before use.

2 oz grapefruit juice

1 oz orange juice

1 oz simple syrup


In a 8-10 oz glass stir together the grapefruit juice, orange juice and the simple syrup. Add ice to fill the glass, top off with seltzer and garnish with an orange slice.

Flourless Peanut Butter Toffee Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter Toffee Cookies

Cranberry Orange Champagne Cocktail

Cranberry Orange Champagne Cocktail