Archive for the ‘Pie’ Category

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Much like peanut butter and jelly, La Lanterna and a cold winter night go together seamlessly. In fact, I’ve never been to this West Village restaurant when it wasn’t cold. It’s a quiet spot with a door that’d make you think you were entering a house. But when you set foot inside, you first see [...]

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My favorite thing about Thanksgiving isn’t the turkey or the side dishes but the pumpkin pie. So obviously I was going to take charge of it for the Thanksgiving potluck I had with my friends. But to satisfy my friends who weren’t gourd lovers, I decided to make a blueberry pie, too. I wanted to [...]

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You may think a Thanksgiving meal in New York City without your family would mean store-bought everything, or worse, take-out, but this year, I spent my turkey day in my home away from home (NYC) with my second family (my close college friends). And I’ve got to say, we crafted quite the traditional Thanksgiving spread—and [...]