Archive for March 2011 | Monthly archive page

posted by on Baking, Chefs, Dessert, Momofuku

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There’s only one thing that can make a Friday better than the sheer excitement of a weekend ahead, and that’s a dessert delivery! Last Friday, I got a package of desserts made by Christina Tosi, the pastry chef of Momofuku Milk Bar. In the box was a passion fruit meringue with Fruity Pebbles and a [...]

posted by on American, Breakfast, Brunch, Comfort Food, Eggs, Lunch, Mexican, NoHo, Vegging Out

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After living in New York for a certain number of years (I’m going on four), you start to learn/appreciate/hate certain New York-isms. The trials and tribulations of getting an apartment. Surly taxi drivers. Going cross town on the subway. The one New York-based show that got these right was Seinfeld. One of my favorites is [...]

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I already gave you my spiel on L’asso pizzeria and how much I loved it. Well, I didn’t really know what love was until I was back their last weekend and ate their Patata Affumicato, a pizza pie with handmade potato chips (un-freaking-believable), ricotta (smoked or regular – we went with smoked), walnuts and rosemary. [...]

posted by on Apples, Baking, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert

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On Friday, it was 76 degrees. Today, it snowed. The only upside I can see to any of this is that this post on apple walnut crumb bars is actually seasonal. So, I guess, hooray? I had actually made these bars (via Sweet Pea’s Kitchen) a couple weekends ago for brunch with my boyfriend and [...]

posted by on Bakery, Cake, Chelsea, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Cookies, Cupcakes

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The weather has been so up and down lately that whenever I can catch a warm day, I try to make the most of it. And so a couple weekends ago, when the clouds parted and I could finally feel warmth on my skin (I’ve missed you, Sun!), my boyfriend and I decided to take [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Eggs, Pizza, Vegging In

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I’ve been obsessed with the idea of breakfast pizza ever since I had it a few years ago in Boston. My favorite food + my favorite meal of the day = genius. I finally got around to making one a couple weekends ago, using a recipe from one of my favorite sites, The Kitchn, for [...]