Archive for the ‘Bread’ Category

posted by on Baking, Blueberries, Bread, Breakfast, Dessert, Fast & Easy

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I think it’s always nice, in this world of constant connectedness, to disconnect for at least a short period of time. Specific, to this blog, it’s nice to re-evaluate and re-energize and in general, with all our smart phones, Apple products, DVR, keyless car entry, etc., it’s hard to escape technology, so taking some time [...]

posted by on Baking, Bread, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Dessert, Pumpkin

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With a can of pumpkin puree hanging around since Thanksgiving, I was determined to use it this weekend on a delicious pumpkin and chocolate chip bread. This wasn’t my first stab at the loaf, but I wanted to try a new recipe, so I looked to my fave new chef/blogger, Candice Kumai, whom I interviewed [...]

posted by on Bread, Eggs, Fast & Easy, Sandwiches, Vegging In

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On this week’s episode of Top Chef: All Stars, my favorite chef-turned-chef personality Anthony Bourdain made a remark that Wylie Dufresne of wd~50 fame here in New York is something of an “egg slut.” Well, I like to think I am, too. My love for eggs kind of reminds me of the Bagel Bites commercial: [...]

posted by on Bread, Le Pain Quotidien, Sandwiches, Soup, Vegging Out

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{Avocado tartine topped with chick peas, tomatoes and alfalfa sprouts} I’ve had some hits and some misses at Le Pain Quotidien, but on a recent cold winter night, it was a hit all the way. I’m a huge fan of LPQ’s seasonality, and much like their summertime tofu and pineapple tartin, I loved the avocado [...]

posted by on Bread, Egypt, Middle Eastern, Travels, Vegging Out

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You’ll have to forgive my abrupt disappearance from this here blog. It wasn’t laziness or lack of good New York food (pfft, never!); it was actually a family trip to Egypt! A couple of weeks back I left for Cairo and 10 hours later, I landed in the country of pyramids, temples and over-eager bazaar [...]

posted by on Bread, Chicken, Chocolate, Dessert, Dinner, European, French, Nolita, Vegging Out

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Many foods have gotten the solo treatment at restaurants—macaroni, peanut butter, doughnuts—but I imagine if Europeans were going to spin this trend, it’d be like Tartinery, an industrial chic Nolita spot that serves varieties of—you guessed it—tartines (among a few other things). My boyfriend and I had been wanting to try it since moving to [...]