Monthly Archives: December 2014

Monkey Bread Heaven

After a week of being cooped up at home sick, my itch to bake reached an all time high today. Since I still don’t have all my energy back yet, I decided to make something I’ve been making since my … Continue reading

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Crepes Are The New Black

The culinary world is a fickle one, similar in mechanism to the fashion world. One season it’s nothing but bell bottoms and crop tops, and the next season you wouldn’t be caught dead in either. The same goes for food. Remember when all the … Continue reading

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A Childhood Summed Up In A Cookie

Formally known as a Neapolitan cookie, I have affectionately called these little pieces of bliss rainbow cookies my whole life. Growing up in Long Island there was by no means a shortage of good Italian bakeries, where these cookies could … Continue reading

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A Restaurant Education

There are many things I’ve learned over the years while working in professional kitchens, but the one I value and use the most is how to cook the perfect steak. Last night was my vegetarian girlfriends birthday, so naturally I … Continue reading

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Spot Dessert Bar

A few days ago when the wind was fiercely blowing, and the rain was pouring down like the apocalypse was upon us, I had just finished eating an amazing, soul warming, bowl of Pho at Sao Mai. It was the … Continue reading

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Russia: The Motherland

Growing up in a Russian home, my love affair with Russian food and Eastern European cuisine as a whole has only intensified with age. My sister and I were raised in a nice suburb in Long Island, but unfortunately there … Continue reading

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