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DR. PEPPER BRAISED SHORT RIBS

July 10, 2012
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DR. PEPPER BRAISED SHORT RIBS

Ah, braising. Undeniably the best way to cook all things meat, especially….ESPECIALLY beef. A while back I experienced David Chang’s famous short ribs. God, they’re marvelous. They’re also chock full of soy–and sesame,  so it was swollen tongue city for me after that mouth excursion.

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CH-CH-CHIA! BLACKBERRY COCONUT CHIA PUDDING

May 5, 2012
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CH-CH-CHIA! BLACKBERRY COCONUT CHIA PUDDING

Remember these? I do. I hadn’t really thought about them until a friend of mine recently said she was on the chia seed diet. Whaaat? Then, I saw that there were all sorts of chia-based drinks coming out. Even GT’s Synergy Kombucha-my favorite- has a…

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THINGS I’M REALLY INTO RIGHT NOW

April 23, 2012
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THINGS I’M REALLY INTO RIGHT NOW

Holycrapwhatatoughwinteritsbeen. I’m so serious. My astrologer (GO SEE HIM if you live in New York. Eric will change your life)  told me at the beginning of January that this winter would be a rough one because of Mars going retrograde. He wasn’t wrong. I went…

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CHOCOLATE SUNFLOWER PIE

December 13, 2011
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CHOCOLATE SUNFLOWER PIE

Pie is very important. I’m serious. At least at this time of the year. No, scratch that, pie is important year round. In the summer there’s strawberry-rhubarb, cherry, blueberry. In…

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DAIRY-FREE SUNFLOWER-CURRIED CHICKPEAS WITH POTATO AND APPLE

October 27, 2011
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DAIRY-FREE SUNFLOWER-CURRIED CHICKPEAS WITH POTATO AND APPLE

I’ll admit it. I’m a carnivore. A full-blown cavewoman! I like filet mignon, leg of lamb, bacon, veal sausage, bacon, bacon, anything that was once alive grilled, and bacon. I…

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LIFE AFTER CULINARY SCHOOL: THE FOOD, THE HAT AND A NEW SIDE DISH (OR TWO!)

October 17, 2011
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LIFE AFTER CULINARY SCHOOL: THE FOOD, THE HAT AND A NEW SIDE DISH (OR TWO!)

I’ve got one word for you, and one word only: Whew. So it’s over. I’m officially done with classes at The Institute of Culinary of Education. After months and months…

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