Tag Archive: new york

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 every.single.day.  My 5th floor walkup around the corner from this beloved UES bakery was made much more… 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

Magnolia Bakery: Banana Pudding Recipe

Everyone knows Magnolia Bakery.  Everyone knows about the cupcakes.  Yea, yea, yea.  But perhaps the BEST kept secret is the Banana Pudding.  I have made this several times, and my dad has polished… Continue reading

Frankies Spuntino: Roasted Beet and Avocado Recipe

In addition to the delicious Cavatelli recipe from Frankies Spuntino, the Roasted Beet and Avocado salad was a “must order” every time I visited their (now closed) location on New York’s  Lower East… Continue reading

Frankies Spuntino: Cavatelli with Sausage and Sage Browned Butter

My best friend and I had our ‘usual spot’ in New York, where we dished about life, love, work, and many other wine-fueled juicy details.  Needless to say, we also had our ‘usual… Continue reading

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