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Day 11: DIY Edible Gifts (Part 1)

We’re really getting down to the wire on the big day… If some of you are struggling with last minute gift ideas we figured we’d help you out with some DIY edible gifts. I was perusing for inspiration when … Continue reading

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Day 9: Holiday Cookies (Part 1)

The December issue of Bon AppĂ©tit has Speculoos Buttons (the most adorable cookies EVER!) on the cover. Something I’m sure Santa would like to find on a plate in your house during his visit. They are not only beautiful to … Continue reading

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Day 7: Festive Recipes (Part 1)

You don’t have to celebrate Hanukkah to enjoy a really good potato pancake and what could be more festive than frying potatoes (or anything…) in oil? It is only natural that we build up a lil layer of fat for … Continue reading

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Day 5: Festive Cocktails (Part 1)

Sure today is a Monday, but it is the holiday season! So why not take a break from sending cards, wrapping presents, and analyzing excel grids and enjoy a hot drink by the tree (or at your desk). Here is … Continue reading

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Day 3: On Our Christmas Lists (Part 1)

Aside from the obvious choice of a Red Rider BB gun with a compass and a stalk and this thing which tells time, I had quite a difficult time coming up with things for my culinary wish list. My kitchen … Continue reading

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Day 1: Foodie Gifts (part 1)

As there is still enough time to do a little online shopping before Christmas, we figured we’d help you out with a variety of gift suggestions for the foodies in your lives. Here are my top picks at varying price … Continue reading

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Best Mashed Potatoes EVER

I spent Thanksgiving in Asia this year. It was an amazing trip, and I’m so glad I went, but I definitely missed the holiday. And most of all (aside from family of course…) I missed mashed potatoes. These aren’t just … Continue reading

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SANDY MADE ME DO IT: Chipotle Cheddar Mac & Cheese

Let me just say that I was one of the extremely fortunate ones, merely inconvenienced by hurricane Sandy. After just one night at home without power, and four nights at a lovely apartment in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn (thank you Abby, … Continue reading

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Cacio e Pepe

Cheese and carbs are truly a match made in heaven. Add quick, easy, and Italian to the mix and boy do you have a winner! The classic Roman dish Cacio e Pepe, or pasta with cheese and pepper, is so … Continue reading

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Bacon-Wrapped Figs Stuffed with Blue Cheese

It’s a fact: bacon improves almost anything. From egg dishes to soups to cocktails, that salty smokiness works like a charm. So why not extend that list of bacon buddies to fruit? These bacon-wrapped figs stuffed with blue cheese are … Continue reading

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