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Spicy beef lettuce wraps

The salty sharp tang of the meat goes perfectly with the sour/sweet note of the cocktail. This recipe will make enough wraps to serve 6-8 people. 3 cups of mince (think 3 cupped hands full) 3 scallions 1 fat clove … Continue reading

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Traditional Beef Chili

This is a luxe-version of chili that uses a bottle of wine. If I’m making it mid week for supper and don’t want to crack into more booze, I’ll use stock, most often from a cube, and a splosh of … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Pomelo Sea Breezes with Spicy Beef Lettuce Wraps

Chinese New Year is almost upon us, a fact that it is impossible to ignore if you happen to be walking down Elizabeth Street on your way to pick up cheap vegetables at the amazing Asian supermarket. My apartment is … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Traditional Chili

While sipping a chai latte in Think Coffee and waiting for Jon to finish his meeting I overheard the following conversation between a guy (who, from the fact that he had an iPad and an NYU hoodie, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Ragu

Ragu is one of the all time great dinners with romantic possibilities. Whether it’s just the two of you a la Lady and the Tramp, or you’re feeding a crowd post cinema (or even post circus, I suppose), and you … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Ragu, Dean Martin and a Juggling Twin

It was a night-in with the latest addition to my Christmas music collection (obsession); Christmas with the Rat Pack. Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis jr. really getting into the Christmas spirit (and, from the sound of it, Christmas spirits.) … Continue reading

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