Beef Short Ribs Borscht-Style Stew

19. January 2016 Beef 1
Aaahhh, it’s nice to be back updating this site again. It’s been a very long year, 2015, and real life kinda took over and it made me neglect this site. Something had to give, you know? Not that I wasn’t eating and cooking; I was, but I was updating Instagram more with the hashtag #ciaEatsNYC. ...

Cinnamon Rolls

20. February 2015 Baked Goods + Desserts + Drinks 0
My god, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? It seems so cliché to say how fast time flies but it really is true when you look at the last time an update was posted on here: October 2014! It’s been brutally cold here in New York City so there’s been a lot of cooking to ...

Stewed Cranberry Beans with Bacon

01. November 2014 Pork, Vegetables + Salads 0
Miriam and I drove up to the Catskills for her bachelorette party two weekends ago. Yep, a bachelorette party with just the two of us. I’ve known her for the last 12 years and even though we’re always miles away from each other, we just always pick up where we left off the next time ...

Halibut with Ground Veal and Cilantro Sauce

03. October 2014 Fish 0
I was watching a Top Chefs Duel episode with Stephanie Izard and was intrigued by the halibut dish that she prepared the judges all fawned over. I’m always looking for seafood recipes outside of roasting them whole so I was glad to buy a nice halibut piece from Chelsea Market’s Lobster Place to try it. ...