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About 2cooksinthekitchen

Two cooks, one from Bushwick and a passionate meat-eater, one from Sunset Park and a former vegan, and both NYC transplants, set out to share original recipes that can be made dairy free and vegan deserts; showcase culinary resources in the outer boroughs (and sometimes Manhattan) where one can find unique, specific and fairly priced ingredients; and participate wholeheartedly in the many cultures of cooking and eating that make up New York City.

Meyer Lemon Mini Cheesecakes for Brooklyn Birthday High Tea

Please excuse us. We’ve been hibernating. But with a spring in our step, an extra hour of daylight, and the last gasp of winter citrus, we thought it was time to update you with a recipe and an idea for … Continue reading

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Superbowl, Super Snacks!

I don’t know how it happened, but this week we are hosting our second, and what looks to be annual, super bowl party. The fridge is full of ingredients and our kitchen will be working overtime this weekend to produce … Continue reading

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Custom Celebration Cupcakes

Happy new year everyone! Of course we celebrated in true 2 Cooks style with a big party with lots of food. Since I made Billey and Lydia’s wedding cake this fall I have developed a new baking obsession: custom cupcakes. … Continue reading

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Squash season is here and it’s hard to resist these pretty orbs in all their bold orange and yellow splendor. However, they can be intimidating to cook and definitely require a sharp knife to cut through their tough outer layer. … Continue reading

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A Happy Marriage Witnessed by Many Chocolate Cakes

Something great happened in New York State this year.  Our friends Lydia and Billey got married and I got to make the wedding cake and cupcakes! Oh, yeah, and New York State legalized gay marriage! Whether you want to get … Continue reading

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Art + Food + Brew Your Own Beer Workshop + Conversation = Eat Art!

Here at 2 Cooks we have lots of interests, but many of them fall under the major categories of: art, eating and drinking, and connecting with people through meaningful conversation. Driven by these interests Tracy Candido and I have put … Continue reading

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Apple Galette for New England Fall

It’s no secret that fall in New England is glorious. This weekend I was able to sneak away from New York City for a few days. I am spending a pre-Thanksgiving fall weekend in Maine looking at trees and and … Continue reading

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