Please take a look at the ever-decreasing dire list of seafood available and what is being pushed to extinction. There are alternatives to our fish choices, it’s up to you to make a change and take a stand, a new years resolution perhaps? Every little bite can count! so if you didn’t know before… now […]
Monthly Archives: December 2009
Christmas Menu Part 2. Don’t judge a recipe by its bad picture… (whoops sorry) this is A LOT tastier than my bad photography. Spicy Glazed Eggplant 1 1/4 lb Asian eggplants (about 4), trimmed, halved lengthwise, and cut diagonally into 1 1/2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons mirin (Japanese sweet rice wine) 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/2 […]
It’s 5 degrees outside and the wind is howling… I was going to throw myself down the local mountain on my snowboard, but I ain’t going nowhere that’s giving a frost bite warning. The fire is roaring and as promised… the start of my Christmas menu. Bon Apetit! This dish is really fabulous, super easy […]
I love Christmas, I truly do. And now its over, I’m lucky enough to stretch it out for another week, as I never work between Christmas and New Years. So where was I when we last left off? oh right Mr Weiss and I looking for a Christmas tree. We’re in the middle of the […]
Have a merry Catskills Christmas, wherever you may be. ps… we didn’t find a Christmas tree, what? yeah I know. I do however have the Christmas Branch! photos to follow.
Can I be up in the Catskill mountains… surrounded by forest and a gazillion trees everywhere and YET I cannot find a Christmas tree… WTF? I’m off to Stamford, fingers crossed, or I will be back at the wee house using an inappropriate garden tool to rip one of my own trees out of the […]
Okay so I know I went off on a rant when this was posted in our lobby, thanks to all who weighed in on the tipping debate. But my super I tip him every year… even though we do call him “duct tape Manny” because he usually comes pounding on your door, duct tape in […]
My friend Teresa is at it again, she gave me one of my favorite books of all time, Kitchen Angst, a hilarious culinary gem. This time Teresa showed up with a zip lock bag full of ancient “cookery” delights found at a yard sale for a whopping 25 cents. Which is great because with the […]
This past weekend pretty much BLEW and I’m not talking about the mountain of snow that descended upon us here in the east.
Okay American or especially NYC readers… please weigh in on this… In my almost 15 years of living in this building, or any other building, I have never seen this. A not so veiled Christmas grease up or rather shake down for a tip. Am I supposed to TIP the mail carrier for performing their […]