Monthly Archives: June 2010

M-Y-O-Sushi!

I’ll be the first to admit, I have not always been a lover of sushi. In fact, I used to be a sushi-hater. I decided, in my hypocritical way, that people who liked sushi were merely faking it to seem … Continue reading

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Call me a hippie…

I made granola bars. I’ve wanted to try my hand at homemade granola for a while, but naturally invention’s mom, necessity, changed my plans. My cousin and I went on a hike in the Catskills this weekend and I thought … Continue reading

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Pride and Joy

This doesn’t seem real. I feel like I’m living in a dream state. After years of pining and drooling over pictures in catalogs, could I possibly be the proud new owner of a Kitchen-Aid stand mixer? In Empire Red, nonetheless. … Continue reading

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Quit Your Job Pie

Quitting your job is tough. It requires bravery, confidence, and a certain element of total insanity. We all want to be happy. We strive for this happiness every day, for our entire lives. And since we spend the majority of … Continue reading

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Pâte Brisée is a Breeze…Eh?

Forgive the pun (I love puns), but it relates to my initial fear of making pie dough from scratch. Despite the fancy French name, that’s really all pâte brisée is — basic pie dough. It’s just so tempting to grab … Continue reading

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It must be summer…

…because it’s Jenny Morrissey Pasta Salad time! This is not just any pasta salad. It was born out of necessity, creativity, and sheer ingenuity. It’s a hybrid of several delicious elements and, naturally, an Ina Garten recipe. In order to … Continue reading

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Prospect Park Muffins

Somehow I ended up with a lot of bananas that were on the verge of turning into mush. This tends to happen a lot, and it’s actually how this blog began (see: The Infamous Banana Bread). I’d been itching to … Continue reading

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