Zoya Kristen

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Dinner in NYC.

A Decade of LK!

Ten years ago today I began my career with Lisa Kline. At the time she was 6 months pregnant with her first child and I had only been in Los Angeles a couple of days having just moved from Minnesota by myself at the tender age of 19. I sat in that interview, nervous and…

Got the blues for red by OPI.

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You don't know Jacques by OPI.

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Mushroom Risotto2

Hadley Avenue’s Kickin’ Mushroom Risotto

It has been a while since my last recipe post! Please accept my apologies but I think this one makes up for lost time! I’ve made it repeatedly over the last couple months under the guise that I was “trying to perfect it” wink, wink, nudge, nudge but the truth is that it’s spectacularly delicious…

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Grandma J’s German Chocolate Frosting

This recipe comes from a very special lady, my Grandma J. Every time I make it I think of her standing in her kitchen wearing her white apron and red lipstick. She was so fancy! I made the cake pictured below for my boyfriend’s birthday, it’s his favorite. We happened to be in Hawaii at…

Lincoln Park AFter Dark by OPI.

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This is ONE coat of Exposure by Essie.

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