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Peach Sour Cream Muffins for a summer-holiday-ish breakfast in bed

We were out watching whales. Far too early in the morning, somewhere off the coast of Gloucester, scanning the horizon for spouts of air, or the flash of a tail, or a body breaching out of the water.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Herbed Goat Cheese Peach Tart and Parisian Romance

True Romance with a capital R. My friend James has abandoned his Brooklyn apartment, handed in his notice at his job in an office off Union Square, and will move to Paris forthwith, to be with the woman he loves.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – linguini with lemon and crème fraiche – the antidote to hotheadedness

It’s been a roasting hot sticky week in New York City. The kind of weather that makes people sleepy, then stupid as night falls and the temperature drops to merely baking.

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The Monday Treat – Chocolate and Salted Caramel phyllo pie. For Real.

My friends Jenn and Alan have invited us to a pie tasting party. And though I’d like to start a rumor that pie tasting is the new wine tasting in NYC, that’s not the case. They’re bravely pursuing the dream … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Vanilla Almond Cake to keep spirits up

“Good morning!!” beamed the guy behind the counter at Pain Quotidian, as I struggled to summon the words from my sleeping brain to convey that I needed a lot of coffee. “Are you having a great day?!”

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The Wednesday Tipple – Maiden’s Blush, Stilton Crackers, and something to blush about

Our lives and the lives of our friends are currently divided into the Haves and Have Nots: people who paid the extra for HBO, and people who rely on the goodness and charity of those people to invite them over … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Brown Sugar Meringues and a few useful pointers about Baby Showers

A lot of the time, I feel like a New Yorker. I will argue with you over where to get the best slice in the city. I often tut at the slowness of pedestrians. I once saw a rat try … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Welsh Rarebit and a question: how many $1000 watches is too many?

“He’ll be late,” said the girl to her friend as they teetered down the Bowery in front of us on Saturday night. “He always is. I mean, seriously, how many $1000 dollar watches has this guy lost?”

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The Monday Treat – Chocolate Walnut Banana Cake to eat while pondering life

The cop in line in front of me at the coffee shop was in trouble: “I’m debating whether to serve you at all,” said the woman behind the counter. “You gotta apologize to me.”

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Chocolate Torte and how to avoid hosting accidental sex parties

New Years Eve is almost upon us. It’s a time to stop and reflect for a moment on the year gone by, the lessons learned, the things that we intend to do differently in the future. For my Aunty Jennifer, this … Continue reading

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