Summer just came and went, didn’t it? One minute I was breathing in the ocean air at Rye with my family and escaping the heat at a beer garden with my girlfriends in Brooklyn, and the next, I’m using the entire length of my arm to wipe the fallen leaves off my car in the […]
The holiday season had me crunched for time this year. I wanted to give some sort of food gifts to my family, but cookies weren’t an option because my sister Courtney does a gorgeous job with cookies each year, and I still haven’t been able to master fudge. There wasn’t enough time to bake bread, […]
No condiment is as nearer and dearer to my heart than salsa. Restaurant-style or fresh, and loaded with any combination of tomato, onion, jalapeno, garlic, black beans, corn, cilantro, lime, and pineapple. I put salsa on my cheese and mushroom omelettes, mix it into brown rice and beans, or scoop it right out of the bowl with crunchy, salty tortilla chips. I […]
I love granola bars. The real kind. For me this means without chocolate chips or loaded with excessive added sugars. I prefer the soft, chewy bar to the crisp, crunchy variety – but either way, a granola bar done right is the ultimate adaptable, portable, healthy snack.
John and I took a joint trip to Brooklyn over the long holiday weekend. Many of our closest friends, including John’s brother, have moved there over the past year and are sorely missed. It seems like one of us always has a trip there in the works, so it was great to go down together and get everyone […]
The veggie burger has come a long way, baby. No doubt its debut must have raised a few eyebrows and wrinkled a few noses when early versions of it appeared as part of the “natural food” movement that began in the late 1960s, but the VB is now a grocery store and BBQ staple popular […]