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Key Lime Pie in a Home-made Graham Cracker Crust

Walking home the other day I noticed this basket of key limes sitting in front of one my favorite Vietnamese/Chinese produce stands on Grand street.  The sign made me smile. Do they have Key Limes in Vietnam? I bought a … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry Pineapple Upsidedown Cake

This last month has been houseguest season at our place.  The people who stay with us are always people we want to spend time with so it goes without saying that houseguests = dinner parties. Last week Neil’s cousin and … Continue reading

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Homemade Peppermint Patties and Chocolate Ice Cream

Candy making has never interested me so much. It seems fussy to me, requiring a lot of equipment and patience that I don’t have. When I came across this recipe for a childhood favorite, peppermint patties, in David Lebovitz’s essential ice … Continue reading

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The Best Beer Braised Spicy Chicken Recipe

A couple of years back my friend Kyle told me about a hole in the wall restaurant in my neighborhood that I had to try, called Spicy Village.  I’ve written about it here and about their signature dish Big Tray … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Ice Cream with Salted Peanut Brownie

This is one of the most gratifying recipes I’ve come up with in a long time.  Sure it’s getting cooler outside, but somehow, for me, anytime is a good time for ice cream. I’d seen a recipe for Peanut Butter … Continue reading

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Cretan Spinach Pie with Andy Milonakis

Munchies is a web series done by Vice.   They have a real off the wall sensibility which is hit or miss although for me it is mostly hit, I love Vice (and am waiting for my job interview, hint, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Tart: Simple, Elegant and Seasonal!

This used to be my classic go to recipe if I wanted to make something elegant/special for a dinner party.  You can use any berries or sliced fruit, right now the small strawberries at Berried Treasures at Union Square market can’t be … Continue reading

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