I went to an incredible risotto and wine dinner party last month prepared by chef Michelle Lawton of joyful plate. The dinner was an auction item at the West Side Campaign Against Hunger's 2012 benefit dinner that new friend Marianne won and graciously invited me to share in. You should read more and look at… Continue reading
A new set of 10 recipes, cooking tips, and kids fun has arrived! Get your free digital copy of the NYC Green Cart Fresh Food Pack here, or see if you can snag one at your local Green Cart vendor. And, if you cook any of the recipes, let me know how it goes! This has been a… Continue reading New NYC Fresh Food Pack Launches!
What goes on at MaxFunCon? More than you might think. Cheese-making was one of the highlights of my weekend, because it was so hands-on, low-stress, high(maximum!)-fun, and extra tasty. Chef Julia Crookston engaged our long-lost scientific appreciation of proteins, schooled us on the etymology and mechanics of crème fraîche, hinted at the brilliance of Trader… Continue reading
Behind-the-scenes look at one of my favorite restaurant, Caracas Arepa Bar
Here’s what I had from 2011, and what happened: - enjoy my job transition and make the most of it Definitely have learned a ton, so CHECK! - learn to bake desserts All year in my head, this resolution was to learn to like dessert and not to bake it, and I’ve recently enjoyed some… Continue reading Resolutions: checking in and checking out
Check out these gems…the recipes are simple and (theoretically) delicious! Good work, friends! Saffron and Honey The Broccolini Bunch Liz cooks…One week at a time