About me . . .
A bonne vivante in NYC with a taste for the savoir-vivre.
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- Everyone come out tonight for last hurrah @TintoFinoVino ! You will be very missed. 12 hours ago
- @candyperfumeb0y Best feeling in the world! Enjoy it. Have a drink for me! 13 hours ago
- @candyperfumeb0y Congratulations, Thomas! So this is it? Nothing more to submit? 13 hours ago
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I prepared all this food. The written content and photographs are mine unless otherwise specified. I try out a lot of recipes from other sources, but always give credit where it is due. Of course, sometimes pages disappear, and the links no longer work. If that happens, hopefully I have included enough information for you to find the original source.
This blog is meant to be a convivial space, a place where I can share my thoughts, recipes, and story with you. If you like what you see and want to share it with others, remember to attribute it properly. As a courtesy, please do ask for permission if you want to use my content. It will almost always be granted unless you are using it for commercial purposes.
Also, sometimes I tell you about things that I like. I haven't been paid to do this — but wouldn't that be nice? Picture it: a lifetime's supply of Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt . . .
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Reblogged from Inherit the Spoon: No person should go hungry, period. When it is a child, it is even more heartbreaking. Here in the U.S., 50 million people don’t have enough to eat. 16 million of them are children: that’s … Continue reading
Like many of you, I received an email from WordPress today with a statistical review of my past year blogging. In 2012, my most popular post was my rant reflection on the then recently-published book, The Manhattan Diet. In the running for almost-as-popular … Continue reading
When I opened up the New York Times the other day, my eyes drifted down the page and stopped cold on a feature about a trio of diet books coming out on the market. Generally when I see the word … Continue reading
After about 3 weeks of kitchen hiatus, it feels so good to be back to cooking again. I busted out my grill pan — which had been languishing in the back of my cabinets for years. Really years. Why haven’t … Continue reading
Most brilliant diagram ever!
When I started this blog, I just had a point-and-shoot: a Canon Powershot with a wide-angle lens and 7.1 megapixels. I was pretty happy with it considering that before I had it, I was lugging around a manual camera, a … Continue reading
Know thy beef edition: Courtesy of the American Angus Association. Click the cow to zoom in. More later!
About darn time for the FDA to lower their safe-cooking guidelines for lean pork chops. No more 160° hockey pucks. It’s now a recommended an internal temp of 145°, kids! That means take your pork off the heat at 140° … Continue reading
I didn’t make this. It is the work of gastronomic wunderkind, Grant Achatz. It is beautiful. It probably tastes like the best day of your life. Can I make it? I can make a lot of things, but that? Probably … Continue reading