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Month: May 2017

Blissfully Blue Dressing

Blissfully Blue Dressing

Murray’s Cheese in Grand Central Station is one of my favorite spots in New York City. It’s where I go when I’m in the mood for cured meats, premade gnocchi, and cheese. I’m completely obsessed with cheese and even though I am lactose intolerant, I […]

Honey Buffalo Chicken Wings

Honey Buffalo Chicken Wings

I often wonder about the origins of the Buffalo Chicken Wing. Legend has it that the original recipe was developed by a woman named Teressa Bellissimo in the 1960s. Since then, it has become a bar staple and favorite snack during the Big Game. I’ve […]

Simple Dutch Oven Risotto

Simple Dutch Oven Risotto

Traditional risotto, a creamy Italian rice dish cooked in broth and wine, requires a lot of time, attention and patience. I enjoy cooking risotto the old-fashioned way, but always found myself preparing it on the weekends. On weekdays, it’s simple cooking for me! I even […]

Veggie Soup

Veggie Soup

Springtime is exciting in the Big Apple. In an attempt to get over the winter blues, many its inhabitants eagerly welcome the season of rejuvenation with open arms forgetting that brisk weather can happen at any moment. I am one of those New Yorkers. I […]

(Bourbon) Baked Sweet Potatoes

(Bourbon) Baked Sweet Potatoes

Improvising has become a way of life in my little kitchen. Whenever I forget to purchase a key ingredient in any dish, I search my fridge and cupboards for suitable alternatives and hope for the best. When I ran out of apple cider for my […]

Creamy Slaw

Creamy Slaw

When prepping and serving coleslaw, there are a few golden rules I like to follow. I use dijon mustard because of it’s low acidity and do not use vinegar or sugar in my recipe, common ingredients in American coleslaw. When I’m in a rush, I […]