Nichelle Stephens
Cooking Up A Recipe For Prosperity

via Instagram   Twas a busy week out. Monday, I spoke on a panel about Pinterest and food organized by the NYC Pinterest Meetup. Tuesday, I went to the AfroPunk debate watching party at the Brooklyn Terrace. W. Kamau Bell of Totally Biased was there, I caught a bit of myself in the video. [...]

I have never been on a sailboat until last Saturday and it was wonderful. Scharffen Berger and Food Emporium invited a few bloggers and media for a sunset sail around the Hudson River. We boarded a schooner from the North cove Marina near World Financial. You can reserve a seat via Manhattan By Sail. Milk [...]

Yesterday, I left New York City,  if only for a day.  I have friends who recently left for faraway places like Hawaii and France, but I went all the WAY up the Hudson to Hyde Park.  Hyde Park is home to the Culinary Institute of America and this past weekend it hosted the Bocuse D’ Or. [...]

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Last night, there was a preview party to for the IACP conference which will be in New York this March 29-April 2nd.  This year’s theme is the Fashion Of Food. It was great to see fellow food bloggers as well as cookbook authors as food makers. Sponsors include Driscolls, Bulldog Gin, Brooklyn Brewery, Jarlsberg Cheese, [...]

Last Saturday was the second annual TECHmunch NYC. It was so amazing with the space, the food sponsors and the panels and presentations. Everyone who attended left with the full belly and full of ideas of how to make their blog bigger and better. Thanks to Babette of Bakespace. Here are some of the blog [...]

Yesterday, I attended Edible Manhattan’s Edible Institute at the New School. It was a very informative afternoon of panel discussions about food and drink here in New York City. This week is Eat Drink Local Week and this event was a part of the celebration. Did you know that there’s a Food Studies Program at [...]

Last weekend, I flew down to Atlanta to celebrate both my mom’s birthday and my sister’s birthday. We went to Birmingham on Saturday and had a big family fish fry. Fried tilapia, catfish, shrimp, hush puppies, french fries, baked beans, cole slaw and homemade lemonade. Yum!  I forgot to take any pictures because I was [...]

Saturday was a very hot day, so it was good time to venture over to Carroll Gardens to Brooklyn Farmacy, a new soda fountain that makes egg creams, milkshakes, ice cream sodas and more. I ordered a Black and White Soda and it was delicious. Brooklyn Farmacy also sells local food like Early Bird Granola. [...]

Yesterday, I attended Cooks for The Cure event at the Roger Smith Hotel. Sponsored by KitchenAid, it was a great way to end the weekend with leisurely lobster and mussel eating. Thanks to Jessica Randazza for organizing!

It’s hot. I’m melting. Eating ice cream helps. I will be attending these events below. July 13: Blogging While Brown Meetup I am organizing this event, and it will be at Houndstooth Pub in Midtown. July 31: The Great Hot Dog Cookoff August 4: Media Bistro Career Circus August 6-7: BlogHer

I love french toast, waffles and pancakes, but I also crave a salty side like bacon or ham to compliment the sweet. Instead of frying up some bacon, I dabbed a little bacon marmalade on my french toast and it was delicious! Problem solved. BTW, I will be attending UnFancy Food on Sunday at the [...]

Spent Memorial Day weekend mostly in Northern Virginia with an afternoon in our nation’s capital. My boyfriend’s mom and aunt went on a shopping spree at a farmer’s market in Occoquan, Virginia. Swiss chard, green beans, strawberries, carrots, radishes, lettuce and potatoes was just some of the stuff they got.  They also bought blackberry pie [...]