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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 [...]

posted by on Asian, Chefs, Meat, Midtown, Top Chef, Vegging Out

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Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited to former Top Chef contestant Angelo Sosa’s new Asian comfort food restaurant in midtown Manhattan. Social Eatz is a bright, buzzing restaurant with picnic-style tables that puts an Asian spin on American classics, like hot dogs and burgers. That night, we got to eat from a [...]

posted by on Asian, Noodles, Tofu, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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I associate pad thai with a lovely Evanston Thai restaurant I’d venture to in college called Cozy Noodles & Rice. Well, that was before it had that awful fire and shut down for a long while. I also associate it with stomach aches and food comas. It’s usually greased up and probably loaded with MSG. [...]

posted by on Mexican, Vegging In

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Yet another recipe that has been stuck to my fridge since god only knows when. This weekend, after strolling by the Hudson for that short window of time that it was sunny and near 60 degrees, shopping at an antiques store and chomping on a half-pound cookie, I was in no mind to make an [...]