Archive for the ‘Dessert’ Category

posted by on Baking, Chocolate, Dessert, Tarts

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My love for Martha Stewart’s baking recipes has been well-documented (here, here and some cherry scones circa 2009 that I never got around to photographing), so when my friend asked me to bring a dessert to her going-away dinner party, I looked no further than Ms. Stewart. Healthy and wildly inventive her desserts are not, [...]

posted by on Dessert, East Village, Sandwiches, South American/Spanish, Vegging Out

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My boyfriend and I once went through a phase where we chose a different and new cuisine via restaurant each week. Well, that happened (intentionally) twice. Once was Ethiopian and the second time was Venezuelan food at El Cocotero in Chelsea. There, we tried their national dish called arepas, which are corn flour sandwiches of [...]

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 Brooklyn, Brooklyn flea, Comfort Food, Dessert, Donut

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This weekend set a new high (low?) for random eating: 3:30 a.m. pizza on Friday night/Saturday morning, chocolate donut breakfast followed by a veggie hot dog and popsicle for lunch, a three-course meal at the uber-affordable Fiat Cafe in Nolita, an Indian food buffet, plate of bruschetta with coffee at a cafe and scarfed-down slice [...]

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 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 [...]