Category Archives: Festive Cheer

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 6: Festive Cocktails (Part 2)

With holiday shopping left to do I set out after work today to check a few things off the ol “to do” list – bad. idea.  It was the perfect storm of bad weather, empty shelves and cranky last minute … 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 4: On Our Christmas Lists (Part Deux)

True, my kitchen is reaching maximum capacity but I always seem to find room somewhere… Here’s the skinny on my holiday wish list… I’ve been very good this year, I promise. Which is why this amazing marble island is on … 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 2: Foodie Gifts (Part 2)

Adding to Hillary’s list of great gifts to send to your favorite food obsessed friends, here are a few of my recommendations… 1. Gowanus Furniture Company’s Culver Stovetop Cutting Board.  Apartment living has its challenges, like finding enough space in your … 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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at2k’s 12 Days of Christmas…a very foodie holiday.

We’re sure you’ve had just about enough of all the holiday lists out there but bear with us, because here’s one more.  The two kitchens are taking the next twelve days to share some of our holiday favorites.  We certainly … Continue reading

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Steak Diane

Located just off Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL you’ll find RL. The rich smell of mahogany and good bourbon will greet you as you enter this gem of a restaurant tucked inside the beautiful Ralph Lauren mansion.  I can pretty much … Continue reading

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Clementine Cake

Clementines always remind me of the holidays. I eat them to ward off my annual cold, there is always one lurking in the bottom of my Christmas stocking, and there are usually several rolling around the holiday table. What to … Continue reading

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