Monthly archives of “December 2011

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Happy New Year!

Ever wonder what the Times Square Ball looks like up close? This year, the famous sphere gets a stylish update with brand new Waterford Crystal Sparklers. Because, you know, Swavroski is so 2011. Happy New Year!

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Goodbye 2011

Before we ring in the new, we should say a goodbye to the old! Goodbye to: Gourmet Burger Overload Don’t get me wrong, I love me a good burger. I love hamburgers. But everyone these days has a fancy burger on the menu. On every… Read More

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Keema Beef Curry

It is officially cold. Really cold today. Not as cold as yesterday night (which was the coldest day of the season so far), but still very nose-nippy outside. It is also officially dark at 4:30pm. When the weather takes a sharp turn like this, I… Read More

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Classic Southern Fried Chicken

This recipe is not for the faint-of-heart. Your mission, should you choose to undertake it, will require Crisco. Lots of it. More, probably, than you have ever felt comfortable using. Gobs. Of. Crisco. But the payoff is huge: the crispiest fried chicken you could possibly… Read More

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Pumpkin Butter

This is Cheese Pumpkin Project #2, using up the second half of the cheese pumpkin that I used in the Pumpkin Soup with Chipotle Chili Purée. Pumpkin butter is terrific smeared on toast, or bread. This particular recipe is moderately adapted from Serious Eats. Ingredients: 1/2 a… Read More

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