Category: Food

Freebie Alert: Macaron Day NYC 2015 this Friday, March 20

It’s no secret that I love Macaron Day, but who in their right mind WOULDN’T love a day that features great bakeries across NYC offering 100% FREE macarons? That glorious day of the year is back on Friday, March 20, 2015, so mark your calendars and find a way to get yourself to one of the participating bakeries from […]

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Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo

Chicken adobo is my all-time favorite comfort food. I have fond childhood memories of being in my room and perking up when the savory, pungent yet delicious smell of my mom making chicken adobo made its way from the kitchen to my nose. This happened on a weekly basis in my Filipino home, that it became instinct to immediately run […]

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Where to Eat for NYC Restaurant Week – Updated for Winter 2016

I’ve written about NYC Restaurant Week plenty of times in the past, but it’s now been almost 5 years (!) since I wrote my first guide to the almost month-long annual event. While much of it still holds true (go for the $$$$’s!), I figured it was worth an update since 1) the pre-fixe dinner is […]

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Mexican Street Corn Lime Chicken Tacos

Mexican street corn is one of my favorite things to eat. Take grilled corn, slather mayo and/or Mexican crema, cotija cheese, and chili powder, and squirt some lime to produce one of the most addictive food items created, so much so that I lovingly call it crack corn. It’s referred to as elotes when the corn […]

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Superbowl Sausage Kale and Ricotta Football Pizza

Spicy Italian sausage, kale, and ricotta are 3 of my favorite ingredients to combine. I’ve prepared them in various iterations, from pasta to breakfast pizza, but when the football season started I had a lightbulb moment: football field pizza! With a little extra effort, your standard rectangular pizza gets transformed into this Sausage Kale and […]

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Easy 5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Freezing temperatures call for hearty, stomach-lining foods like mac and cheese and stews. Since comfort food tends to veer on the unhealthy side though, I love making turkey chili to fulfill my need for a warm bowl of food while keeping my waistline in check. Plus it’s perfect for game day, especially with the Superbowl […]

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Buffalo Chicken Football Pizza with Garlic Blue Cheese Cream Sauce

We are fully into the fall swing, and I for one am not complaining one bit. While others may complain about the cooling temperatures, fall is actually my favorite season for a few reasons including but not limited to: my birthday, Halloween, beautiful changing leaves and trees, less sweating, more sweaters, and most importantly, FOOTBALL. […]

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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese with Italian Sausage

Call it biased for being born in October, but fall is my absolute favorite season. From sweater weather to the crisp smell in the air of the fall leaves that are changing into beautiful hues of orange and red, autumn is a magical time of year. And nothing brings that magic to life more than […]

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8 NYC Summer Activities to Enjoy through September

Labor Day is one of the saddest days of the year, the unofficial harsh reminder that life is not a beach and we can’t spend every waking minute basking in the sun. But that doesn’t mean we have to suddenly stop enjoying the 80+ degree weather before the official end of the season on September […]

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5 Fresh & Easy 5 ingredient Summer Salad Recipes

There comes a point during the summer where slaving away in front of a hot stove or oven has ZERO appeal. With a bunch of fresh fruits and vegetables in season and bikini season also in full effect, the desire of a refreshing salad skyrockets and the stars basically align for producing some kick-ass spring and […]

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