Monthly Archives: March 2012
Madeira Cake. For my Grandpa.
The Wednesday Tipple – Lillet Rose, and the cautionary tale of the lucky shag
A friend of mine has been experimenting with internet dating. â€œItâ€™s not crazy town like it used to be. 1 in 5 marriages start online. It says so on the adverts. I know those things have small print, and itâ€™s … Continue reading
The Monday Treat – Chocolate Cake, sharks and ponies
Leaving Gorilla Coffee the other day some friends and I found ourselves strolling in step behind a dad and an eight ish year old kid. The kid took a sip of his drink and let out a sigh. â€œLife is … Continue reading
This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Greek Salad Topped Chicken For Warm Spring Nights
Itâ€™s Spring in New York â€“ daffodils, blossoms, no need to wear a coat weather, the whole bit. The evening was filled with out on the balcony possibilities and I was determined to make the most of them.
The Wednesday Tipple – Campari cocktails, stuffed crispy olives and a dose of Deco glamour
Spring cleaning does have its benefits – Iâ€™ve recently inherited a feather cape from my mother in law who is heavily into organizing the cupboards.
The Monday Treat – Lemon Bars and the subtle nuances of Karma
An actress friend of mine is up for a â€œpart of a lifetimeâ€ part. Itâ€™s only the first round of auditions, but already she is 2 parts hopeful and 1 part crazy; â€œItâ€™s my time. I can feel it. Unless. … Continue reading
This Dinner Will Put You In A St Patrick’s Frame of Mind – Guinness Beef Stew and a dancing leprechaun
St Patrickâ€™s Day plans are afoot in New York â€“ the parade is shutting down half the city, green beer is promised in the bar on the corner, Kim is hosting a brunch with actual Irish Bacon, and a dancing … Continue reading
Green Velvet Cupcakes
As St Patrick’s Day approaches it brings with it the opportunity to view the world through emerald tinted glasses.
The Wednesday Tipple – Because apparently we’re all Wild Irish Roses on St Patrick’s Day
This is the time of year when people who were born and raised in Michigan by parents who were also born and raised in Michigan claim to be Irish.
The Monday Treat – Welsh Rarebit and a question: how many $1000 watches is too many?
â€œHeâ€™ll be late,â€ said the girl to her friend as they teetered down the Bowery in front of us on Saturday night. â€œHe always is.Â I mean, seriously, how many $1000 dollar watches has this guy lost?â€