Tag: cuisine

Ritzy Rice Pudding

Ritzy Rice Pudding

Even the simplest recipes can be spiced up with a little bit of glam. Using the leftover cooked white rice I created the perfect recipe for homemade rice pudding, topped exclusively with ground cinnamon and lemon zest. Is your mouth watering yet? Let’s Get Started:…

Catching Up With Cocktails

Catching Up With Cocktails

There’s something magical about a night out in the city. Even if you don’t end up with your heels in your hand, making hundreds of new best friends in a night club or a rooftop bar, there’s no way that a night out in NYC…

Egg-Crowned Quinoa

Egg-Crowned Quinoa

There’s something royal about a colorful dish of quinoa jewels crowned with the whites and bright yellow yolk of a “sunny-side up” egg. It’s a great option for a quick and healthy afternoon snack, or even a full lunch depending on your portion size. Prep:…

Classy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classy Chocolate Chip Cookies

A classy spin on a classic childhood favorite. Best if enjoyed warm out of the oven, with a glass of milk. Let’s Get Started: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature* ¾ cup granulated sugar…

CAB Pudding

CAB Pudding

One of the biggest reasons people do not think they can maintain a healthy diet is because they believe that they do not have the time to prepare healthy meals and snacks. This may be the case for more complex kitchen creations, but this recipe…

It's Official!

It's Official!

It may be early to celebrate the actual holiday, but it’s not too early to celebrate that the Lunar New Year will be recognized as an official public school holiday in New York! Today, mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, (yes, I met him!…

Beauty & the Brunch

Beauty & the Brunch

Historically speaking, brunch has gone through three phases— it began in Britain as a privilege for the wealthy, moved to the US as a way for Hollywood stars to eat glamorously after early morning plane rides in the 1930’s, and was known as the “varsity”…

When Life Gives You Coconuts…

When Life Gives You Coconuts…

     A few weeks ago I met up with some friends in Noho after work. Labeled with what one would perceive  as just a cute nickname, Noho perfectly represents the place that it stands for — the little area that is north of Houston Street.…