Category Archives: Winter Recipes

Lighten Up for Spring

Somewhere that is not New York City it is already spring. On the Frenchie fashion blogs les filles are blogging about their open toed shoes and cute, light weight spring clothes. On the foodie blogs bloggers from California, the Southern … Continue reading

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Chalet Weekend Getaway Recipes, or Cooking for a Group of 14

Sometimes you just need to get away from New York City. Lately we’ve been subsumed with the busyness of life and it already seems like so long ago that we stuffed a rental car to the gills with friends and … Continue reading

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Tropical Tostones for a Mid-Winter Saturday Snack

When I was recording with my band the other weekend we took a break from perfecting our instrumental tracks to get lunch at the Dominican restaurant next to the studio. Without hesitation I ordered a side of tostones, twice friend … Continue reading

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Simple Winter Breakfast Pleasures: Oeufs a la Cocotte

This morning, getting ready for a lazy Saturday, I wished very much that I was back in Paris where I could walk downstairs and around the block and pick up some fresh, hot croissants at the corner boulangerie. Alas, Sunset … Continue reading

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Taking Stock of My Crock Pot Part 1: Vegetable Stock

I made a few new years resolutions this year. The first few were the ones that most everyone makes at one point in their lives: exercise more, lose weight, snack less, make time for my creative projects, etc., etc. Most … Continue reading

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Baking A La Francaise

When I first met SMH (the other cook on this blog) he told me in no uncertain terms that he didn’t like baking. “Why?,” I asked, incredulous, unable to see how someone who was such an accomplished cook would turn … Continue reading

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Eastern European Inspired Solstice Feast (with vegan/vegetarian options)

Since New York is currently covered in snow and I am stuck in my northeastern hideaway until tomorrow when the roads are cleared it seems like a perfect time to tell you about our solstice dinner (one day late) last … Continue reading

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