Monthly Archives: November 2009

Becoming a regular Betty Crocker (or not)

I grew up baking cookies out of the Betty Crocker cookbook. It’s a large, orange covered binder full of recipes for making everything from vegetable sides, to jams, to cookies, to meat-based main dishes. The edition my mom has is … Continue reading

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Sunset Park Tacos and Asian Goodness

I (ECW) have lived in Sunset Park, Brooklyn for 8 years. As a new home owner in the neighborhood I plan to be here for many more. My peers are always surprised when I tell them where I live because … Continue reading

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As Local As It Gets

The recent focus on locally grown food is timely, exciting and necessary for making the way we get our food here in the US more sustainable. Thanks to the vocal and persistent support of writers like Michael Pollan and Barbara … Continue reading

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House Warming Hors D’Ouevres

The 2 cooks resident francophile pointed out that “hors d’ouevres” translates literally to mean “outside of the masterpieces.” However, for any savvy cook or entertainer, hors d’ouervres can be masterpieces in and of themselves. We recently held a housewarming party … Continue reading

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Mexican Shrimp Pizza!

Last summer, I was still trying to impress the ladyfriend with my culinary skills, and was hunting through Food Dimensions in Bushwick trying to come up with something that would make a most romantical dinner.  The operative words here, in … Continue reading

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