Archive for July 2011 | Monthly archive page
I’m becoming queen of the salads, huh? In my defense, after a filling brunch at Cafe Mogador on Saturday, I wanted to balance all that halumi cheese with something light and summery for my dinner at home. While flipping through my binder of recipe tear sheets, I saw this one from Health magazine for an [...]
Another day, another salad. I chalk it up to an indulgent weekend in the Catskills that consisted of chocolate chip pancakes, S’mores and Milano cookies. I must balance, I told myself. And so, I came up with a riff on Mark Bittman’s heirloom tomato and hard-boiled egg salad from his giant cookbook How To Cook [...]
I’ve pretended to like salads for far too long. I’m sorry, but there’s something about tasteless greens topped with raw veggies that has me reaching for a baguette two hours later. (Yeah, the whole baguette, not just a slice.) But what’s this? A salad recipe? Let me explain.
I never had the traditional American upbringing of BBQs on national holidays, yet the sight and smell of (beef) hot dogs sizzling has become oh so tempting. Unfortunately, grilling opportunities in New York City are all but nonexistent*, and so yesterday for July 4, I settled for my summer holiday food back-up: pizza and diet [...]