Claudia Roden’s “The Food of Spain”


When I saw that Claudia Roden would be coming to talk to the Culinary Historians of New York about her …

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Endive with Sweet Potatoes, Bacon, Chives, and Sour Cream


One of the sponsors at the Eat, Write, Retreat conference I attended last month in Washington, DC, was the Discover …

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Shortbread, Strawberries, and Cream for Tea

“The best ideas always arrive after a glass of wine or two …” This was said to me in response …

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Granola-Yogurt Parfaits

I almost clicked on the “Weeknight Suppers” category for this post featuring Granola-Yogurt Parfaits because, to be completely honest, this …

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Madison Square Eats


On a tiny sliver of pavement and park between Fifth Avenue and Broadway near 24th Street, about a dozen and …

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Eat, Write, Retreat 2011 Conference Recap


This past weekend, I attended the Eat, Write, Retreat food bloggers conference in my hometown area of Washington, DC.  It …

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