Monthly Archives: December 2010

White Truffle Grilled Cheese

One of my favorite coworkers and food-minded friends gave me an incredible gift this Christmas season and I was absolutely over the moon when I received it:  a bottle of white truffle oil.  Countless times I have watched Mario Batali finish a … Continue reading

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Rosemary White Bean Dip

Last Saturday night, Joe and I met up with a group of our friends for dinner at Anthony David’s in Hoboken, New Jersey.  Upon sitting, our server presented the table with a basket of crusty bread and a small vessel … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside…

‘Tis the season to simmer heart healthy whole grains with traditional holiday spices and one of the most delectable winter fruits. The pomegranate:  an absolute bear to dissect; akin to performing  surgery on the flesh, skillfully separating the ruby colored arils from … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta

I was a very deprived child, but did not know until a couple of years ago…  My mother never, ever prepared brussels sprouts for us.  Okay, so maybe I wasn’t exactly a deprived child, but I can’t help feeling a … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes

We might be at the end of pumpkin season, but I had to squeeze in this post…  These pancakes are absolutely divine, easy to make, and basically very nutritious.  Okay, they’d definitely be healthier without the candied walnut topping, but … Continue reading

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