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the view from our little cornerSometimes I wonder why I’m so attached to New York City; honestly, my life is so confined to my own little corner of Brooklyn that I’m essentially living a small-town life. I leave Williamsburg once a week, maybe, and that’s usually to hit Trader Joe’s or (gasp) Target. The Lower ...Keep Reading
When I moderated a panel on dealing with picky eaters at the BlogHer Food conference in May, I snagged a handful of good ideas for experimentation. The biggest one: Taco Night. All three of my co-panelists proclaimed it a can’t-miss way to make everyone happy, even if—as Caroline of Devil and Egg said—your kid’s idea ...Keep Reading
Tonight’s haul from Local Roots NYC: A large bunch of unbelievably beautiful red amaranth (aka Chinese spinach) A large bunch of curly kale Enough green radicchio for several salads A bouquet of purple basil so pretty I want to walk down the aisle carrying it Golf-ball-sized radishes, perfect for these outrageous-looking Cinnamon Sugar Radish Chips ...Keep Reading
You may have heard the rumors. They’re spreading like wildfire all over the internets. Psst! Debbie baked a pie! And it wasn’t a disaster! My friends, it’s true. I baked a mighty fine pie today, completely from scratch. If you know me at all, you know that this is an Extremely Big Deal. See, pie ...Keep Reading
I had root canal a few weeks ago, after intermittent pain that started when I was pregnant with Harry—that’s right, I lived with twinges for five years before I finally did something about it. It would flare up every couple of months, bother me for a day, maybe two, and then just when I’d think, ...Keep Reading