A bit(e) of me!

Here is where you will find an index of my contributions on other websites and blogs, whether paid freelance work, pro bono assignments, or a guest article/post.  I have also linked to some mentions. Please note that all photos and original text on Mele Cotte and within the articles linked below are property of Chris Arpante and may not be used or copied without consent. If you are interested in reprints of these articles or contracting a new article, please contact me at



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Northeast Cobb Patch: Hazelnut Truffles to Sweeten Your Holiday

Northeast Cobb Patch:  Dipping into the New Year – 11 dips for ’11

Northeast Cobb Patch: Taking the Time to Brine

Northeast Cobb Patch: Rooting for Parnips

Northeast Cobb Patch: Celebrating National Soup Month w/ Sweet Pea Soup

Northeast Cobb Patch: Slow Roasted Lamb Shanks

Acworth Patch: Make This Valentine’s Day A Sweet One (w/ Red Velvet Cupcakes and Chocolate Almond Torte)

Northeast Cobb Patch: Get Romantic with Oysters on the Half Shell with Apple Horseradish Slaw

Northeast Cobb Patch: Chocolate Buttermilk Cake with Coconut Buttercream

Acworth Patch: Sparking Romance with Two Chocolate Recipes

Northeast Cobb Patch: Celebrate Dr. Seuss (with healthy eats)

Northeast Cobb Patch: Getting Back to Basics with Quick and Healthy Foods

Acworth Patch: Pancakes for Breakfast?  Or Dessert?  You decide.

Northeast Cobb Patch: Delicious Carnival, Mardi Gras and March Madness Recipes

Acworth, Cartersville & Kennesaw Patch(s): Brightening plates with a little bit of sunshine: Orange Finger Cookies & Orange Miso Salmon

Acworth Patch: Apple Cheese Tart

Acworth Patch: Wonderful Ways of Watermelon

 Acworth Patch: Making Magic with Mango

Acworth Patch: Chocolate Drop Cookies

Acworth Patch: Gluten Free Frangipane Fig Tart

Acworth Patch: Chewy Granola Bars

Acworth Patch:  Falling into Apple Season

Guest Posts

Fields of Cake: Chocolate Pumpkin Ganache

Tartelette: Ode to Macarons

Sarah’s Cucina Bella: Sun-dried Tomato Pasta Pizza

My Kitchen Addiction: Basil Cupcakes w/ Mascarpone Basil Frosting

What’s Cooking with Kids: Fun with Friends/Baking with Children

Flanboyant Eats: Viva Vegan! Cookbook Review & Two Recipes: Chimichurri Baked Tofu & Pickled Onion

Flanboyant Eats: Quick and Easy Chinese:  Cookbook Review

Flanboyant Eats: Go Healthy, Go Vegan:  Cookbook Review

Flanboyant Eats: Viva Vegan! Cookbook Review: Papaya-Lime Sorbet

Frosting for a Cause:  Hummingbird Cupcakes

Doughmesstic: Angel Food Cupcakes

Make This Valentine’s Day A Sweet One

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