Here is another set of tips for the novice cooks out there: -DO NOT use jarred minced garlic. It is no flavor! It is a waste and a disgrace! Garlic is one of God’s greatest gifts to humankind (along with butter and cheese, of course). Fresh garlic, when chopped and used properly, can add […]
I’ve wanted to write a post like this since I first started this blog and am now finally getting around to it! Whenever I cook with beginner cooks/people who don’t cook often, I always notice them making the same cardinal mistakes. Though these rules become second nature to one who cooks regularly, they may not […]
I’ve been living 2 blocks away from Brennan and Carr for the past 10 years, so when I’m looking to satisfy my ever-present cheeseburger craving, this is where I find refuge. This fast food gem has been open for business since 1938. It is a small, brick and wood-paneled shack, located in the Marine Park […]
I’ve been trying to get myself over to Doughnut Plant for FOREVER! The Travel Channel loves it, the Food Network loves it, food bloggers love it and now I can finally say I love it too. Doughnut Plant is run by Mark Israel and has been located way in the east of lower Manhattan for […]
I’m back in New York. Paris was beautiful, magical, romantic and delicious. My blogging will recommence shortly.
Greetings. I spent this past weekend in Dublin, Ireland. It’s a relatively small city but the people are friendly, the food is delicious and beer is a’plenty. The climate is cold and wet and there’s not much to do during the day but the nightlife is…gee, what would be the right word…energetic? We arrived at […]
Hello, blogosphere! I’ve been in Paris for about ten days now and of course it’s been nothing short of marvelous. All of my expectations have been exceeded. I’ve been eating plenty of pain au chocolat and croque madame, and drinking wine everywhere. I love this country. Forgive me for the lack of posts but I […]