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Category: Appetizers

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Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Looking for a last minute dish for your Mad Men party? Then this is not for you; get some shrimp cocktail and make up for it with a fabulous dress. If you want an utterly amazing 1960s dish worth prepping in advance for future Mad Men parties – or for life in general – read […]

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

It’s been a while, folks. And this post is coming from a new kitchen. Yes, I moved, and I am finally in my very own apartment – hopefully for a while. My first real venture in this kitchen was, fittingly, a Charcutepalooza challenge. Specifically, the October “stretching” challenge. I’m still getting used to my new […]

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

When I was about ten, I went to a traditional Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes for Christmas Eve. Truthfully, there might not have been exactly seven fishes, but there were many courses and there were many old Italians; the dinner was held my grandmother’s best friend Marie. Marie lived in the same Florida development […]

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Confession time: I’ve been a bum about posting this week. Warning time: it might happen again this summer as I get closer and closer to the July 26 (eek!) bar exam. And then it might happen more afterwards, as I crash on a beach in Rockport, and then trek around Southeast Asia for three weeks. […]

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Last week, the day after graduation, I was staring at a wall when I happened to recall a friend’s incredulity that I had not visited Kitchen Arts & Letters (i.e., cookbook heaven) in my years in New York; so, I decided to stop by before I left the city. I think it’s probably good I […]

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

In ovis hapalis: piper, ligusticum, nucleos infusos. suffundes mel, acetum, liquamine temperabis. – Apicius, De Re Coquinaria VII.xvii.3 In English: “For soft-boiled eggs: pepper, lovage, soaked nuts.  Pour on honey, vinegar, mix in fish sauce.”

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Last entry! Got it in before the red carpet show! And these were the tough-to-pun-on films too…I bring you: Zuckerburgers: