Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Monday Treat – Lavender shortbread

July was a month of ice coffee. I made ice cubes out of espresso and milk (coldness without dilution), and I’ve hardly been without one since; walking to work, morning booster, afternoon pick me up, and even decaf versions at … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with fresh tomato sauce

It’s been hot in New York. Did I mention it before? But as temperatures return to a more normal range (really hot, rather than really too hot) the affects of the weather on my friends is coming to light. Laura … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Hazelnut Chocolate Martinis and Deconstructed Nutella Cookies

There are a few foods that inspire absolute devotion from my friends. Bacon is one, Nutella is the other. Since neither of these are difficult to provide, I suppose I ought to opt for an easy life and serve nothing … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Lemon Cream Drizzle Cake

Perhaps it started when Ken and Carrie decided to celebrate both their birthdays and a wedding anniversary with a cake buffet at rotating restaurant The View; “What’s that you say?  Too touristy?  Shudder to think of navigating the Marriott Marquis’ … Continue reading

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