Tag: recipes

  • The Best Chocolate Cake Ever

    That’s what it was called on the website where I found it, foto e fornelli. I love this blog, even if I have to use Google Translate to read it. So first I translated this recipe from Italian, then I adapted measurements from grams to cups and teaspoons using my scale. Now that I have […]

  • More things from NYC

    Aside from all our souvenirs, we brought back this song, which we heard at Dram Bar… And this cocktail recipe, also from Dram Bar. Happy happy! The Greenpoint (created at Milk & Honey, but served to us at Dram Bar) 2 ounces rye whiskey 1/2 ounce yellow Chartreuse 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth 1 dash Angostura bitters […]

  • My Grandma’s Empanadas

    My Grandma Josie has made sweet potato empanadas every Christmas for as long as I can remember. I’ve tried making them before, but they’re always a little off – Grandma’s are less like a flaky pastry and more like a soft bread. I asked my mom for the recipe, and she watched Grandma make them, […]

  • Making a sazerac

    The sazerac is my current favorite cocktail. I often order it when we go out to a cocktail bar, but I also like making them at home. For some reason, Justin loves my sazeracs – just for fun, he filmed me while I was making one for him one night. I’m definitely a home-bartender – […]

  • Oatmeal

    Sometimes, you need a ginormous bowl of oatmeal to get you through the day. Sometimes, you need a ginormous bowl of oatmeal with muscovado sugar, plumped dried cherries, toasted pecans and browned butter. That is all. *Edited to add: For those of you who would like a recipe, here are the basics of how I […]

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