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Thai Yellow Curry with Beef

Thai Yellow Curry with Beef

For the past year or so, my friends and neighbors at our old loft building get together for a casual dinner on Wednesday nights. Dr. Fiance and I have continued to attend even though we have moved out of the building. Every month or so, we host loft dinner on the road, so to speak, […]

Ciabatta? You Calling Me Ciabatta?

Ciabatta? You Calling Me Ciabatta?

Ciabatta! For some reason it seems to me that the word “ciabatta” should be some sort of Italian insult. Here, I’ll use it in a sentence: “Hey Whole Foods, you ciabatta, why the ciabatta should a few bags of grains cost me almost fifty ciabatta dollars?” Has a certain ring to it doesn’t it? “That’s […]

Super Bowl Recipe: Baked Hot Wings

Super Bowl Recipe: Baked Hot Wings

Last year in our first January in St. Louis Dr. Fiance and I tried to organize a Super Bowl party. After mentioning it several times our friends finally told us that unfortunately our television was just too small to accomodate a true Super Bowl party. Our television, which was enormous in our NYC apartment has […]

Three Hot Toddy Recipes

Three Hot Toddy Recipes

I spent the holidays on the road this year with a whirlwind trip to Florida for my first warm weather Christmas, then in Pennsylvania to see my parents before rushing off to New York City for a balmy rooftop New Year’s Eve. Apparently winter became aware that I was avoiding the cold weather and decided […]

Food Gift Idea: Caramel and Almond Popcorn

This post is the fifth in a series of five about easy food gift ideas. Why did I wait until after the holidays to post them? ‘Cause I was giving them as gifts and didn’t want to ruin the surprise. Of course, they make great gifts year-round. Each post contains a downloadable pdf of the […]

Food Gift Idea: Spicy Hot Cocoa

This post is the fourth in a series of five about easy food gift ideas. Why did I wait until after the holidays to post them? ‘Cause I was giving them as gifts and didn’t want to ruin the surprise. Of course, they make great gifts year-round. Each post contains a downloadable pdf of the […]

Food Gift Idea: Absolutely Sterling Chocolate Chip Cookies

Food Gift Idea: Absolutely Sterling Chocolate Chip Cookies

This post is the third in a series of five about easy food gift ideas. Why did I wait until after the holidays to post them? ‘Cause I was giving them as gifts and didn’t want to ruin the surprise. Of course, they make great gifts year-round. Each post contains a downloadable pdf of the […]

Food Gift Idea: Spice Rub

This post is the second in a series of five about easy food gift ideas. Why did I wait until after the holidays to post them? ‘Cause I was giving them as gifts and didn’t want to ruin the surprise. Of course, they make great gifts year-round. Each post contains a downloadable pdf of the […]

Food Gift Idea: Healthy All-Natural Granola

Happy New Year! As per usual I’ll start with an apology for the sparse updates around here lately, which is a problem that I spent a lot of time over Christmast vacation pondering how to rectify. I now have a plan of attack. Sorta. I have high hopes for new and exciting content here on […]

Sausages Al Vino with Red and Green Grapes with a Red Wine Reduction

Sausages Al Vino with Red and Green Grapes with a Red Wine Reduction

It’s December, and we all know what December means, right? It means we can have martinis every night since it’s “the holidays!” It also means, of course, that we have all sorts of parties and such to attend and to cook for. In my case I am working on a menu for Dr. Fiance’s lab […]

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