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Cod was a bad idea. Not because it didn’t turn out well—it was gorgeous, clean and sweet and bright and simple. But because Samuel kitty wound up eating most of it. Let me backtrack. It was Saturday, farmers’ market day in our neighborhood, and that very morning I’d hit my Weight Watchers goal (which, hooray, ...Keep Reading
If you’re a parent with a budding Julia Child/Ina Garten/Daniel Humm/David Chang, check out my piece in the October Time Out New York Kids. You might be surprised at just how many different places offer cooking classes for kids in our little city.
‘Member how I picked up some buckwheat flour at the farmers’ market? Well, at this weekend’s market I discovered that the same vendor now carries freshly made whole-grain pastas. The buckwheat soba was sold out by the time I arrived, but what was still available intrigued me even more: farro fettuccine. I added it to ...Keep Reading
Popping in with a quick note: My post on organizing your freezer is on Blogher today!
I’m on Weight Watchers, and I gotta say, the food at the Greenbrier would’ve made Jean Nidetch spin in her grave. Not that it wasn’t good, mind you—can’t say I hated anything I tasted, though I definitely enjoyed some dishes more than others—but the endless parade of cream-, cheese-, mayo-, and deep fryer-based dishes was ...Keep Reading