Category Archive: Eat Me

Caramel Apple + Whiskey Clafoutis

Classic French, with a splash of Irish.  Pretty much sums up me.  It also sums up this dish.  Here I go again with the whiskey. Caramel Apple and Irish Whiskey Clafoutis, text, recipe… Continue reading

BAM! (aka Bacon Jam) inspired by Skillet

BAM! Yup. Bacon jam. Allow us to explain. Once upon a time in a land called Seattle there was a diner dubbed Skillet that was—actually, still is—known throughout the land for burgers slathered with a… Continue reading

Pimentón Roast Chicken and Potatoes

Bird’s the word.  The word for this bird is wonderful.  Simple, flavourful comfort food that is hearty and pleasing.  Pair with a side salad (I will be posting many options shortly) and you… Continue reading

Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Apple Cider Slaw

Pulled pork makes me want to be barefoot, in overalls, sitting on a gingham blanket while listening to CCR.  If it doesn’t have that effect on you, I completely understand (fingers crossed) but… Continue reading

Mousse au Chocolat: From France, with Love

There is nothing that makes me happier than large cat-eye sunglasses, mousse au chocolat, a glass of bordeaux and a cigarette (sorry, but it is the truth in this situation) while sitting outdoors… Continue reading

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes: Inspired by Sarabeths

Ahhh.  There is something about Sarabeth’s that makes me nostalgic for early, early summer manhattan mornings, when I would beat the brunch crowd to peacefully peruse the NY Times while savoring every forkful… Continue reading

Pear + Ginger Muffins: Inspired by Two Little Red Hens

I could write a love letter to Two Little Red Hens Bakery in New York City  My 5th floor walkup around the corner from this beloved UES bakery was made much more… Continue reading

Scalloped Potato Gratin, featuring Sweet + Yukon Gold

Cheese and potatoes.  Like peanut butter and jelly, in my books.  My best friend and I joke that we fuel ourselves on these two ingredients, and nothing makes us happier than finding a… Continue reading

Kale + Brussels Sprouts Salad

This salad is the shit.  Light, tangy, and refreshing – we made this as a side for our Christmas feast, which was warmly welcomed as a nice balance to the heavy gratins and… Continue reading

Pancetta Wrapped Dates with Manchengo

  Sweet, salty, happy finger food.  Need I say more?  After years of ‘dinner and wine” (mostly wine) nights at neighborhood favorite Tapeo, I figured it was time to attempt my favorite appetizer… Continue reading

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