Monthly Archives: October 2013
Halloween and Oozing Pus Chocolate Cupcakes
â€œWhen I first moved to the city,â€ Sara told us as we opened another bottle of wine, â€œA friend of a friend of my parents hooked me up with a bargain of an apartment on Park Avenue. The only catch … Continue reading
Upper West Side Halloween with Pumpkin Apple Soup
The Upper West Side is a great place to be on Halloween. The houses lining 69th street are decorated as individually themed haunted houses, ranging from the frightening â€“ serial killers in the process of being electrocuted, dangling corpses from … Continue reading
Devils on Horseback and the Halloween Dog Parade
My sister was visiting for the weekend, which, happily, coincided with one of my favorite events in New York, the Halloween Dog Parade.
Hot Spiked Apple Cider
If you are lucky enough to be given the keys to a cottage in upstate New York in the middle of Fall, then this is the drink that youâ€™re going to want to be sipping on the porch.
Roast Chicken with Lemon
When you move house, everything is unsettled. You canâ€™t find the scissors. You trip on the edge of the bed. You hear every creak in the floor, every tick of the pipes. Your stuff is in, but itâ€™s nowhere near … Continue reading
When I first started coming to New York, about 10 years ago, Appletinis were The Thing to drink. They were vivid green. AndÂ whollyÂ awesome. Then Cosmos came along, and that was the end of that. And then Cosmos too were over … Continue reading