Oatmeal Banana Bread

All of this extra time at home has been a great opportunity to try out new recipes and to hone kitchen skills. To the extent we can, we are supporting our local businesses through takeout orders. But, the reality is, ordering out for every meal is neither a healthy or financially reasonable option, so I’ve…

10 Best NYC Holiday Bars: The 2019 Edition

There’s nothing quite like the holidays in New York City! Whether you’re a NYC native or coming for a visit to take in all the wonder that is this beautiful city during the holiday season, there’s no better way to keep things merry and bright than stopping into one of many holiday themed bars for a festive cocktail or two.

MY Ultimate “No Frills or Chill” Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Pregnancy is inherently challenging, but as far as pregnancies go, it seems I’ve had a relatively easy one – no major complications, vomiting, excessive weight gain, swelling or insatiable cravings (fingers crossed for an uneventful third trimester). But one surprising side effect of this pregnancy has been my general disinterest in food. I know, you…

8 NYC Wine Bars to Get Cozy in this Winter

With friends visiting from out of town this weekend who wanted to catch up over wine, I was reminded of the endless number of  amazing wine bars throughout NYC.  And, with winter finally upon us (at least in theory – someone bring me some snow already), I can’t think of anything more appropriate than gathering at…

Perfectly Rosy Cupcakes

Whether you’re making cupcakes for an upcoming bridal shower, birthday party or just because, I can’t think of anything lovelier than presenting a tray of edible roses. For JY’s baby shower a few weeks ago, Sis was tasked with making cupcakes for the Sweets & Candies Table.  After furiously googling “pretty pink cupcakes” for inspiration…