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Local Events for the Foodie in You: Week of June 11th!

Tweet Hope everyone is enjoying this lovely June so far! I know that I haven’t been posting too often but I am keeping up to date on the awesome foodie happenings in NYC. There is a ton to do this week, why not kick off the week with a Taste of Times Square!? Sounds like [...]

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Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops & Sauteed Rainbow Swiss Chard

Tweet It’s almost Friday, which makes me happy. I just love the weekends. Might have something to do with the non-love for my job. Of just the fact that I get to do what I want when I want. Totally getting off track here! I made these pork chops the other night and I was [...]

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Pizza Meatball Sliders

Tweet So I’m in! Not that I’m not still living out of boxes but at least the apartment is coming together. It looks like a bomb went off in my living room and kitchen. I need to get that area wrapped up so I can start cooking with my new stove! I know I’m wayyyy [...]

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A Thanksgiving Dinner Party – Apt Cafe

Tweet I am SO behind! I feel like I’ve been cooking non stop and why have I not been sharing it here, I have no idea. Just going nuts. With all that said, I have plenty of recipes so you may get bombarded these next few days! Fun stuff. This past Friday I had a [...]

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Roasted Garlic Baked Penne Primavera

Tweet This should really be called “The Kitchen Sink Baked Penne”. I realized I had a lot of veggies that I had used partially for other dishes and I was not going to let them go bad (like usual)! And I’m a pasta crazed girl, blame it on my mom. She got me hooked. So [...]

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Local Events for the Foodie in You: Week of Oct 17th!

Tweet Happy Monday! I wish I felt as happy as that exclamation point looks. I’m hurting, I realized that I’m no longer equipped to stay out until 5am on the weekends. Never. Again. It was my handsome man’s friend’s birthday and we completely lost track of time. Aaanyway, I think I’d really like to pick [...]

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Homemade “Lower Calorie” Gnocchi w/ a Cherry Tomato White Wine Sauce

Tweet For those of you who don’t know, I started “dieting” a little over a year ago. I say “dieting” with quotations because well, it’s pretty much become how I live now instead of a short term weight loss fix. In this “diet” I’ve tried to cut down on my carb intake…hardest thing to do. [...]

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Pepperoni Stuffed Mushrooms!

Tweet I love love love these stuffed mushrooms, first because there is pepperoni in them and I’m a bit addicted and second because the mixture of ingredients cooked is too good, I could just spoon it right into my mouth instead of the mushrooms. These are a staple at both Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners but [...]

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13 Most Powerful Superfoods

Tweet I’ve heard the word “superfood” thrown around so much I honestly don’t even know what it means. Seems like every fruit & vegetable is a superfood. According to Wikipedia a superfood is “a term sometimes used to describe food with high phytonutrient content that may confer health benefits as a result.” If you put [...]

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Fried Polenta w/ Italian Sausage & Sherry Mushroom Sauce

Tweet If you didn’t already know, polenta is a dish made from boiled cornmeal. When cooked creamy it looks a bit like cheesy grits, to me at least. But it’s delicious…a little salt, a little butter, I’m a happy camper.  There are so many different ways to make a dish out of polenta, last night I [...]

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