Product Review: Sweet Riot

As I mentioned in my review of Kind Bars, I’m always putting snacks in my purse/pocket so I can nibble on something throughout the day. I’m not a huge chocolate eater, but every once in a while, I enjoy some good dark chocolate. The group at Sweet Riot have come up with the perfect product [...]

Gotham Bar and Grill: 25th Anniversary Dinner

Gotham Bar and Grill has been around for a full 25 years (quite an accomplishment for a business, especially a restaurant in NYC). Alfred Portale, the chef at Gotham, decided to celebrate by bringing back some of their more popular menu items at the 80′s prices. I went with my friend Arthur for a Sunday [...]

Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinner: Salmon with Yogurt Cucumber Dill Sauce

Today’s quick and easy weeknight dinner is actually a guest post from Lou from Code Like Zell. Lou cooks a lot and this is one of his favorite meals. I contributed to this dinner by giving Lou a little dill from my growing Aerogarden! Lou took the pictures and didn’t get a chance to take [...]

Aerogarden: Week 14

I re-fed the Aerogarden with more nutrients so hopefully more basil will sprout up (there wasn’t enough basil to even get a pesto started, so I froze the basil that was ready to be picked and have been waiting patiently for more to grow): The pesky mint is growing again and I’ve been contemplating whether [...]

The Magic of Pickling!

Two weeks ago, Blake and I went to the Museum of Natural History to learn about the magic of pickling. One of the speakers, Bob McClure, brought lots of pickle samples from his company, McClure’s Pickles: The pickled-curried sauerkraut was my favorite: Blake really liked the cajun pickles from the Pickle People: And Steve, from [...]


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