Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Parnsips, Because It’s Cold and I’m Sick

I always get a little annoyed when people complain about how cold it is in the middle of January. It's winter. You live in the Northeast. It's supposed to be cold. Get over it. But, I'm giving all those people a reprieve this week because it is insanely cold in New York. Like, my skin …

My Pretty Apron: Bringing Comfort to Those in Need

This week's special edition of My Pretty Apron shines a light on the incredible men and women who are working hard to provide relief to those devastated by Hurricane Sandy last week. I recently posted my own experiences as a New Yorker coping with the challenges of getting through a week without power, heat, or …

My Pretty Apron: Taking Paleo from Morocco to New York

I'm in a souk in Marrakesh admiring all of the incredible handmade tapestries and beautiful artistry of the fabrics and clay pottery. 12th century architecture surrounds me as I listen to the melodic symphony of languages weaving through the halls. The scents from the brightly hued spices piled high in burlap sacks lining the narrow …