Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleon Bites
January 6, 2015 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

Here’s a cute little appetizer recipe inspired by the 52 New Foods Challenge, my new year’s resolution to try one new food with my family each week in 2015.
While I’ve loved beets for ages, …

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My Tasty 2010 Holiday Gift Guide
November 26, 2010 – 10:36 am | No Comment
My Tasty 2010 Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday shopping season is in full force, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise that most people on my list this year will be getting something (1) food themed, and (2) available online.  (Holiday …

Fiddlehead Ferns for the Pteridophobic
April 21, 2010 – 8:06 am | One Comment
Fiddlehead Ferns for the Pteridophobic

In preparation for my return to the kitchen after a few weeks of eating-by-the-seat-of-my-pants, I hit Whole Foods last week to stock my fridge with the essentials I’d need to get back on the wagon.
And …

Field Guide to a Wheaty World
April 15, 2010 – 10:39 am | 2 Comments
Field Guide to a Wheaty World

I have a confession: I’ve gone MIA these past two weeks for one, simple reason: my eating habits have been appallingly bad, and about the only things I’ve managed to actually “cook” at home (I’m …

Resolved: The Best Homemade Veggie Burger
January 2, 2010 – 7:19 pm | 4 Comments
Resolved: The Best Homemade Veggie Burger

For some time, friends and readers have been asking me to share a recipe for a good, easy to make, homemade veggie burger.  And so my New Year’s Resolution this year was to make good …

My Holiday Wish List (Or, an Open Letter to Food Companies)
December 13, 2009 – 11:43 am | 5 Comments
My Holiday Wish List (Or, an Open Letter to Food Companies)

Dear Santa (and by “Santa” I mean food manufacturers and marketers):
Below is my wish list of products I wish you’d develop and market.  Instead of filling supermarket shelves with more crap we don’t need, won’t you …

Chardonnay: The Apple of the Empire State’s Eye
August 10, 2009 – 4:15 pm | One Comment
Chardonnay: The Apple of the Empire State’s Eye

My sister Ariella, an NYC Sommelier-at-Large, suggested that I dedicate this week’s installment of What I’m Eating Now to What I’m Drinking Now.  It just so happens that she’s been on a quest to help …