Archive for the ‘Fruit’ Category

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For the first time in my three years of living in New York, I have a dining table—with chairs! This might seem like a lot of fuss over nothing for people in other cities, even to people in Brooklyn who know what space is. But Manhattanites deal with such little space that we start using [...]

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With all the volcano/flight-cancellation news before my trip, I was totally stressing and completely forgot to post that I’d be gone from the blog for a little more than a week while on vacation. Apologies! But as you probably gathered, the volcano was dormant, our flight took off and my boyfriend and I headed to [...]

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With a friend visiting and my first free weekend in a long time, I decided to finally host the appetizer and dessert party I’ve been wanting to for so long. It involved many, many…many hours in the kitchen, but it was totally worth it. On the menu: Appetizers Goat cheese, tomato and mint bruschetta (made [...]

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When you need a quick, easy dessert for a weeknight, this raspberry buttermilk cake is the perfect choice. I had some friends over last night and whipped up this gem in about an hour–perfect for after work! Some of the reviewers on epicurious (where I found the recipe) said they even saved the leftovers for [...]

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This weekend I got a little ahead of my November 1 resolution to bake more and whipped up some of Martha Stewart’s strawberry-shortcake cookies. I love the cake version so the cookie incarnation had to be just as good…and it was! It’s a pretty easy recipe that gives you the exact flavor of strawberry shortcake [...]

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I spent four years living in Chicago and my trip back a couple weeks ago for a wedding was much needed after a year away from the Windy City. It was the perfect opportunity to catch up with all of my fave eats…oh yeah, and my friends. The number one spot on my to-eat list [...]