Lately a few buddies of mine have been meeting at the “world famous” Dark Horse, a whimsical bar in Boulder, Colorado. The term “whimsical” may not be the right term. The decor is (if you will) funhouse meets Chucky — There are so many things to look at in the place its almost impossible for [...]
An Article by Brittny Drye I have been coerced into trying something verydifferent this weekend — a beer popsicle. A friend of mine enthusiastically shot over an article to me yesterday, announcing the arrival of thehopsicle at a nearby bar here in New York. It’s a frozen can of beer, slashed in half with a wooden [...]
Today’s focus is on sinfully sweet chocolate and melting techniques. Chocolate is a fairly fragile substance and burns rather easily. So when it comes to those melty chocolate recipes you really don’t want to expose your delicious morsels to direct heat. There are a couple different methods that work well to melt chocolate. Firstly, chop [...]
Oooooh cheese pizza. How I love you… let me count the ways. 1) Your cheesy ooey gooey-ness! 2) You’re Italian/American nature. 3) Your ability to stay fresh looking — even after 30 days. Last we checked in on the slice it was Day 19, and still no sign of mold. Let’s see how this cheesy [...]
French for “Lost bread,” Pain Perdu is a New-Orleans-style french toast. This is a great way to use up your leftover bread from Tuesday night’s Italian dinner. Any fresh fruit is a great addition to this recipe. Feel free to omit the powdered sugar with the strawberry topping. The benefit to adding sugar to your strawberries [...]
Quiche is one of those dishes that is perfect for any occasion at any time of the day. It makes a hearty breakfast accompanied by fresh fruit or a light lunch with a salad, plus there are so many varieties that you’re bound to please any picky palette. They are also super easy to freeze [...]
The perfect pie crust recipe is hard to find. A good pie crust is tender and flaky and tasty in all the right places. Have no fear, the perfect pie crust is here! I use this in most of my pie recipes (even tweaking it for savory dishes). I can’t get enough of the tang [...]
That’s spanakopita, or Greek spinach pie. I tried it for the first time at The Living Room. I love spinach, feta and pastry so after taking the first bite, I was in crispy/gooey heaven. I needed to learn how to make these immediately! After doing some research I learned that there are two methods of preparation: [...]
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