About me . . .
A bonne vivante in NYC with a taste for the savoir-vivre.
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- Deconstructing Twinkies #nyas 6 hours ago
- RT @sciandthecity: RT @thesporkful View from NY Acad of Sciences @sciandthecity where I'm moderating panel on gluttony. Note DNA carpet. ht… 6 hours ago
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- @Persolaise That is really sad. 11 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 . . .
Tag Archives: holiday
A note from Daisy: After the warm and wonderful reception to Brie’s last Perfume Pairings Guest Post, I have asked her to contribute another one in honor of Mother’s Day. In about a week, I will finally wrap up a … Continue reading
Wishing you all a wonderful and prosperous Chinese New Year’s Day! This is the Year of the Snake and this year’s animal is a water snake, specifically a female black water snake. I’m not exactly sure what that means, but … Continue reading
For my first post of the new year, I am going to wrap up the remainder of business from the last: my Miso Awesome Cookies! Come to think of it, this post should actually be called: Dr. Daisy or: How … 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
Who’s so awesome? MISO AWESOME!!!!!!! My Takedown cookie entry was: white chocolate chips + white miso + wasabi peas + tamari almonds. Even though I didn’t win with that crazy combination, I had a great time and learned a lot … Continue reading
As if I didn’t learn my lesson the last time . . . I will be competing in this year’s Brooklyn Cookie Takedown! Just like the Brooklyn Bacon Takedown: 300 samples, but minus the bacon. Come out and cheer me on! … Continue reading
Just in time for the holidays! This addictive combination of maple sugar-candied bacon, Ancho chili and cayenne pepper-spiced pecans, and Bourbon nougat was created for the Brooklyn Bacon Takedown with the help of my downstairs neighbor, a professional candy maker. I … Continue reading
Just something to make you smile this turkey day. Happy Thanksgiving! Isn’t this hat awesome? Get your poultry on at Fred Flare.
I’m not really the kind of person to post Irish dishes simply because it’s Saint Patrick’s Day. In all honesty, this meal came about from searching for something to accompany the nice Irish bacon that I get from my CSA. … Continue reading
As many of you know, I signed up a few months ago to participate in the The Daring Kitchen‘s monthly challenges. The basic premise of the Daring Kitchen is that you sign up for one of two groups: The Daring … Continue reading