Learn to connect people; learn to make candy; enjoy some drinks. Just another Saturday (with me!) at the Brooklyn Brainery!
I love google, but I love having regular actions (searching! shopping! dining out!) support wonderful nonprofits. Once you sign up with GoodSearch, a nonprofit organization of your choice benefits from your everyday actions without you spending any additional time or money. It’s very easy to sign up, and satisfying to see the dollars add up.… Continue reading GoodSearch, the charitable way to search
There shouldn’t be a distinction between what’s healthy and unhealthy. Cooking and eating well, meaning deliciously and nutritiously, is not just an issue of access or cost — it’s also an issue of education and understanding, and our government has a responsibility to help with this transition. And as chefs, we have the responsibility to… Continue reading
In no particular order… Yellow watermelon not only exists, but is delicious. The Jen Bokoff is not only a drink, but it is delicious. We are very creative with subject lines; we’ve only repeated ourselves a handful of times. Sometime Someday Somewhere was a good one, as was the more recent Sporific Sundays is a… Continue reading Top 5: Fun Things I’ve Learned From Sam Hansen (though there are many more)
I don’t think American taxpayers should be footing the bill for people’s pie purchases. To me it’s no different than nail salons and Lottery tickets. It’s pastry, it’s dessert. My pies are great, but come on. Andrea Taber, proprietor of the Ever So Humble Pie Co. in Walpole, MA, who sells her baked goods at… Continue reading
To show me how a Cheesecake Factory works, he took me into the kitchen of his busiest restaurant, at Prudential Center, a shopping and convention hub. The kitchen design is the same in every restaurant, he explained. It’s laid out like a manufacturing facility, in which raw materials in the back of the plant come… Continue reading
I’m pleased to share with you the Fresh Food Pack, a joint collaboration between the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, NYC Green Cart Initiative, and the James Beard Foundation. I’ve been working on this over the last several months and I’m very pleased with how everything in this Spring/Summer pack turned out. Great photography, yummy… Continue reading NYC Green Cart Fresh Food Pack Launches Today
Joining Flat Stanley: “Flat Heifer” Brought to you by the ever-evolving, unquestionably-valuable nonprofit Heifer International.
This is such an awesome and simple toolkit for how to break down walls with neighbors and enjoy in a delightful BBQ together. This (well-shot) video breaks down the concept: The website has more information including a template invitation, delicious recipes, and tips. Even though it looks very suburb-y (read: yard-based), it’s city adaptable, too.… Continue reading Building Community the #NeighborBBQ Way
(based on my class at MaxFunCon)I was a part of this cheese-making adventure! So fun!