End of Summer Appreciation Post

Well. The fall equinox has came and went and summer is officially at an end. Winter is Coming. As I did some quick Googling to find out more about the significance of the equinox is, I found this amazing thing that happens in Chich’en Itza on the equinoxes. The Maya designed the Kekulcan pyramid, dedicated … Continue reading End of Summer Appreciation Post

FRIED CHICKEN

Recipe: Cooks Illustrated’s Easier Fried Chicken Total Time: 2 hrs Review: We first found this recipe when Zak and I started dating in college. It was the first time we used buttermilk in anything, and I thought it was ingenious that you put the spices in with the marinade. The acid in the buttermilk helps … Continue reading FRIED CHICKEN

Dallas

Last weekend, I went to Dallas with friends to visit and surprise one of our best friends who moved there. We had the best time hanging out, drinking some Trader Joe’s wine, and most importnatly – checking out Dallas brunch and the rodeo. Sixty Vines Brunch is a THING in Dallas. We all rolled out … Continue reading Dallas

Shuko

Shuko is like a portal to Japan right in Union Square. The entire ambiance is made for elegance and calm and to take care of you. One of my favorite parts of going to an incredible meal is that everything inside the restaurant is built to take care of you. You don’t really get that … Continue reading Shuko

Focaccia

Recipe: Bon Appetit Prep Time: 1 1/2 days Special Equipment: Kitchenaid stand mixer (you may be able to mix the dough by hand though) Review: I’ve been wanting to make focaccia ever since I had it at a friends house and it was the salty, crispy, and olive-oil-ey bread of my dreams. Then I saw … Continue reading Focaccia