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Grandma’s Extraordinary Apple Cake Recipe

We're sharing the old kitchen custom of the super moist chop-and-stir cake. Once your sweets are chopity chopped, you can quickly swirl together a sweet apple cake batter with a big wooden spoon to make an awesome cake for a crowd. Preferably using ...

Blog: Bake This Cake!
Posted on: Nov 23, 2016 |  Original Post

Al Vicoletto near Union Square, NYC

Located few steps from Union Square, Al Vicoletto is an Italian eatery and gourmet market. I like the vibe of the place that has a certain energy and a European feel. At the beginning of the meal, they gave us some bread, as well as a small ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Nov 23, 2016 |  Original Post

A Twist on the Classics – Unique Thanksgiving Recipes Round-Up

There is nothing better then all the usual Thanksgiving recipes – turkey with stuffing, green bean casserole, sweet potatoe pie, mashed potatoes, and more. But I am intrigued by these recipes, featuring slight changes to the old recipes we ...

Blog: Eat and Sip in the City
Posted on: Nov 22, 2016 |  Original Post

Event at Petrossian in NYC, New York

When it comes to elegance and gourmet food, Petrossian comes into my mind. The famous caviar purveyor has, for a long time, showcased some products that go beyond the treasured fish eggs. And this time, they invited me as well as other press / ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Nov 21, 2016 |  Original Post

Melt in your Mouth Monday Recipe Blog Hop #283

How is everyone? Are you ready for a new blog hop! Let’s see the features first…   #1 Jalapeño Popper Pasta Salad from A Bird and a Bean   #2 No Yeast Braided Savory Bread from Treat & Trick   #3 S’mores Fudge ...

Blog: Make Ahead Meals For Busy Moms
Posted on: Nov 20, 2016 |  Original Post

KitchenAid workshop with Ron Ben-Israel and Marcia Selden Catering

One evening last week, I was invited to a workshop by KitchenAid, with Pastry Chef Ron Ben-Israel and Robin and Jeffrey Selden from Marcia Selden Catering. I went there with my friend Malini, The Restaurant Fairy, so now you will know that I am ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Nov 20, 2016 |  Original Post

[ad] A Simple Friendsgiving Celebration

This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. #LoveThisHolidayTwist #CollectiveBias November is always a busy month around my ...

Blog: Nap Time Is My Time
Posted on: Nov 16, 2016 |  Original Post

Taking care of myself

This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. RUSHING OVERWHELMED EXHAUSTED It’s the HOLIDAY SEASON! It really should be fun, but somehow along the way it got complicated. My only child is ...

Blog: Champagne Living
Posted on: Nov 16, 2016 |  Original Post

Cranberry Ginger Mustard Sauce

Cranberry sauce.  Whether you love it or hate it, Thanksgiving and Christmas simply aren’t the same without it. As a kid and teenager I used to avoid the stuff.  You know, that thick gelatinous stuff… Continue reading → The post ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Nov 16, 2016 |  Original Post

Cranberry Pretzel Pie

Cranberries are a popular ingredient these days. With Thanksgiving around the corner, most people will use it for the traditional cranberry sauce to serve with turkey. But there are other uses for cranberries, especially when it comes to dessert! ...

Blog: What's Cookin, Chicago?
Posted on: Nov 15, 2016 |  Original Post

Bustan, Mediterranean cuisine on the Upper West Side

Last week, I was invited at Bustan, a restaurant located on the Upper West Side, that serves Mediterranean cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. I was not able to meet with Bustan's new partner and Executive Chef Raphael Hasid, but chatted a bit with ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Nov 13, 2016 |  Original Post

Melt in your Mouth Monday Recipe Blog Hop #282

How is everyone? Are you ready for a new blog hop! Let’s see the features first…   #1 Mini Chocolate Cherry Tarts from Chef Next Door   #2 Baked General Tso’s Chicken from Karly’s Kulinary Krusade   #3 Wild ...

Blog: Make Ahead Meals For Busy Moms
Posted on: Nov 13, 2016 |  Original Post

Strawberry Jalapeno Flatbread

This Strawberry Jalapeno Flatbread recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EasyHolidayEats #CollectiveBias Thanksgiving is a busy time for many people. Today, I’m sharing the ...

Blog: Nap Time Is My Time
Posted on: Nov 10, 2016 |  Original Post

Montanas Cookhouse – Saint Vital Centre

I found myself up at Saint Vital Centre the other day, and couldn’t decide where to eat. There are a lot of choice in the area, but none struck my fancy. In the end I went with Montanas Cookhouse, because … Continue reading → The ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Nov 10, 2016 |  Original Post

Round Up: Potato Passion!

One thing we always have on hand at our house are potatoes.It's no wonder - my Irish husband feels potatoes are what makes a meal! That said, we've had our fair share of potatoes incorporated into our meals. Sometimes they'll be used as a side, main ...

Blog: What's Cookin, Chicago?
Posted on: Nov 04, 2016 |  Original Post

on breakfast burritos and asiago cheese sauce

@Dawn has totally elevated Steele Creek’s (and Charlotte’s!) breakfast game. Highlights include breakfast burritos, asiago cheese sauce and a whole lotta coffee. I’ve been writing monthly for Creative Loafing Charlotte since ...

Blog: Off The Eaten Path
Posted on: Nov 02, 2016 |  Original Post

Bombay Grill House in Hell's Kitchen

We were walking on 9th Avenue when we stumbled upon Bombay Grill House and the photo of their thali, a plate containing various dishes making a full meal, from appetizer to dessert. I discover Thali many years ago in Mumbai and specifically ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Nov 01, 2016 |  Original Post

Esperanto, Latin cuisine in Alphabet City, NYC

I love NY for the diversity of its food and was not disappointed after eating at Esperanto, a Latin restaurant located in Alphabet City that is celebrating its 17th Anniversary. This place has a neighborhood latin café feel that I always like to ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Oct 30, 2016 |  Original Post

Mentoku Ramen in Hell's Kitchen

When temperatures start to go down, I am always looking forward for ramen. I was really looking forward to try Mentoku in Hell's Kitchen. I saw that place while walking down the street and noticed their spicy ramen with...whipped cream. Not that ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Oct 28, 2016 |  Original Post

Fogo de Chao in NYC, New York

The last time I went to Fogo de Chao was few months after this upscale steakhouse opened, back in December 2013. I even went to one of their locations in Sao Paolo that I found of lesser quality than their sister restaurant in the big apple. ...

Blog: I just want to eat!
Posted on: Oct 26, 2016 |  Original Post

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