Hungry in Sonoma – Peterson Winery

Winemaker Jaime Peterson gives us a tour of their Bradford Mountain Estate before heading back to the winery for a lesson in wine tasting.

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Hungry in Miami – Guarapo

Guarapo is freshly pressed sugarcane juice, and boy is it delicious! Shea knows just where to find it at this hole in the wall west of downtown Miami.

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Margherita Pizza + Homemade Dough

As parents of a 14-month-old, Raphael and I have found that dinner means something very new, very different than it ever has before.  A once leisurely and relaxing part of our day has turned into a race to make whatever we have on hand–and quickly.  Our main focus is feeding Baby Girl, picking up her […]

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It’s All Greek To Me – Straining Your Own Yogurt

I have been rather lucky to not experience too many crazy pregnancy cravings yet – but one thing is certain: I need yogurt every day.  I can’t explain it. Perhaps Baby R is demanding the probiotics, calcium and protein that comes packed in this delectable dairy treat.  But I get bored easily, so I have […]

Recipes of the Day

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Caffeine Cupcakes – Cocoa, Coffee, & Cola

My friend Michael Cyril Creighton and I go way back - so far back … [Read More]

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Maple Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

It’s that time of year:  buds on the trees, longer days of … [Read More]

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

I’m usually a vinaigrette kind of girl, but boy do I hate to … [Read More]

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Yo Quiero Guarapo!

When you think of Cuban food, the first thing that comes to mind … [Read More]

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In Season: Ground Cherries

In New York City, pavement usually prevails.  So we were pretty … [Read More]

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Tagging Along – Chef John at the Greenmarket Photos part 2

We had an amazing time living vicariously through New York chef … [Read More]