Seven-Hour Leg of Lamb Roast

08. May 2013 Lamb + Veal 0
I’m not Greek, but I sure do love my lamb. For Greek Easter this year, I was unable to join my friends in Boston for a full-on lamb roast because of new responsibilities at home (read: a new Rottweiler). But I didn’t want to miss the celebration so I biked over to Fairway supermarket, bought ...

Mulberry & Vine: The Whole Menu

73 Warren Street between West Broadway and Greenwich Streets under $15 for lunch 212/791.6300 ♥ ♥ I walked by this new spot in TriBeCa the other day and I had to stop and peek in because it looked like a cute IKEA cafeteria inside (in that yellow chair/wooden table kind of way). I’ve been working ...

Fennel, Chickpea and Almond Salad

24. April 2013 Vegetables + Salads 0
Talk about an easy salad. My friend Stacie of OneHungryMama turned me on to this salad via Instagram. She adapted it from Homemade with Love by Jennifer Perillo. Ingredients: 1 tbsp sherry vinegar 2 tbsps olive oil juice of half a lemon salt pepper 1/2 bulb fennel, thinly sliced 1 can of chickpeas, washed and ...

Eggplant in Ginger-Garlic Sauce

09. April 2013 Vegan + Vegetarian 0
Ever since I moved to my Harlem apartment, I had to keep myself from buying any more new cookbooks. It was hard enough to pare down my copies when I moved in, so I’m trying not to accumulate any more new stuff. I mostly borrow from the New York Public Library now just to get ...

Chicken-Fried Beef Steak with Curry Gravy

18. March 2013 Beef 0
This recipe is from Filipino Top Chef Dale Talde. Don’t be fooled by the name; he used a simple fried chicken batter and applied it to beef. The original version required 1/2 cup of milk to make the batter, but I only had almond milk in the fridge that I didn’t really want to use, ...