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Lapsang Souchong Tea Brined Chicken – Daring Cooks

Tweet I’m so extremely excited to be accepted as a Daring Cook and a Daring Baker from The Daring Kitchen! Today is the reveal date of my first challenge as a Daring Cook, cooking with Tea. Already I’ve seen some really amazing recipes. I wish I had more time to focus on what I was […]

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars!

Tweet Seriously, who didn’t at one point love a peanut butter & jelly sandwich? (excluding all of those with peanut allergies, of course) I think I requested a peanut butter & jelly sandwich for my lunch box everyday for at least 3 years straight. My mom would use a cookie cutter and shape the sandwiches […]

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It’s Restaurant Week in NYC!

Tweet Did I say there was nothing to do tonight? Well I want to say a GIGANTIC thank you (!) to Rouge Tomato (whose menu sounds divine by the way!) for reminding me that today is the start of Restaurant Week(s) in NYC. I say weeks because it actually goes on until July 24th (excluding Saturdays). Plenty of […]

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Chicken Involtini w/ Sauteed Tomato Brown Rice

Tweet Have you ever had one of those nights, after a long day of work, where you just have no idea what to cook for dinner? Last night I wanted to make a healthy but delicious dish, and I walked through the grocery store veryyyyy slowly, looking at every single thing there. I ended up with […]

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A Review of Vespa Restaurant NYC

Tweet On my way home from work yesterday my boyfriend met me at Vespa Restaurant, a little Italian place located at 1625 2nd Ave (b/w 84th & 85th), for a quick bite to eat (and a large glass of wine ;)). We’d been there a couple years ago and remembered it being decent and having a lovely […]

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Sausage, Peppers & Onions w/ Homemade Marinara

Tweet It’s probably not any different for you guys, Memorial Day weekend was basically one long feast. We grilled with my fam on Friday, went to Gyu-Kaku on Saturday, attended PicNYC Sunday then had a BBQ at our place Monday. Usually I go all out when I’m hosting but by the time the BBQ came […]

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What’s for Breakfast? Pork Roll Hash & Eggs!

Tweet So who doesn’t know what Pork Roll is?? All of you who said “I” must not be from Jersey! Pork roll is is a type of sausage-like meat product commonly available in and around New Jersey. Truthfully it tastes like a mixture of sausage and bacon & you may have heard it called Taylor […]

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What’s for Lunch? Whole-Wheat Homemade Pizza!

Tweet If there’s one thing that you should know about me it’s that I really am not a huge fan of pizza, but not just any pizza, the pizza you buy at the corner, the slices from the many pizza shops spread throughout the city. Now if you’re talking homemade pizza, that’s a whole different […]

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Donate Your Lunch Money to Fight Child Hunger!

Tweet Since we just splurged most of our calories for the day on breakfast I think it’s a good day to Skip Lunch Fight Hunger. By collectively bringing together our lunch money on May 11th, we can make a significant impact on hunger in New York City. Skip Lunch Fight Hunger is a citywide initiative […]

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What’s For Lunch? Turkey Paninis with Spinach Artichoke Pesto!

Tweet Like I said, one of my biggest regrets of this weekend was that I didn’t get any pictures of my baked doughnuts or anything that I served for lunch, including my paninis! They looked so pretty in the warming dish. I do know that the camera happy producer I mentioned earlier did get pictures […]

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