Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

posted by on Baking, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Cookies, Holidays

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Most people spend the holidays eating huge turkey dinners and gorging on baked goods, but when I go home it’s pretty much traditional Indian food every night. It’s amazing because I never have that kind of home-cooked goodness in New York, but when I got back to the city last night, I had an urge [...]

posted by on Crepes, Holiday Markets, Holidays, Midtown, Sandwiches, Vegging Out

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{Bryant Park ice skating rink} Among the many things that are lovely about winter in the city—Christmas lights, artisanal hot chocolate, and the scent of pumpkin and peppermint—are the holiday markets. Sure, who actually needs kitschy clocks and winter hats in the shape of panda bears, but it’s hard to feel anything but a healthy [...]

posted by on Dessert, Gingerbread, Holidays

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I always felt like the holidays of my childhood were missing a little something having never made a gingerbread house. Sure we had the tree and presents and the lights on the house, but with me and my sweet tooth, how could I have never made a gingerbread house? It’s right up there with sugar [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Cookware, Gifts, Holidays, Olive oil

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1. Gumball bookends – Angelo & Lorenzo, 212-288-1920; $95 2. Bodum Bistro Juicer; $70 3. Jonathan Adler Fondue Set; $98 4. Le Petit Dej’ Breakfast Tray; $92 5. Nostalgia Retro Hit Air Popper; $100 6. Manni White Truffle Extra Virgin Oil; $89.50 7. All-in-One Cook Prep Set; $54.50

posted by on Cookies, Cookware, Dessert, Gifts, Holidays

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1. Bird Cupcake Ceramic Stand; $38 2. Euroquest Imports Polish Pottery 10″ Rectangular Baking Pan; $34.50 3. Spanish Omelet Apron; $32 4. Washing & Hoping & Dreaming Dish Rack; $43 5. Zoku Quick Pop Maker; $50 6. 20 oz. Le Creuset Mortar & Pestel; $38 each 7. Lacey Tray; $28 8. Queen Catherine de Medicis [...]

posted by on Cookware, Gifts, Holidays


When I’m due for gifts (holidays, birthdays and otherwise), I always find myself dreaming of stand mixers and Anthropologie aprons (and clothes and vacations, too, of course), so this holiday season I’ve put together a gift guide for the foodie in your life organized by price. Today’s curated selection of goods falls under the wallet-friendly [...]