My New Book—Ice Cream: A Global History

Upper West Side Food News: 16 Handles, Westside Market, Chat Massala Eating Stationer

  I know I said I wasn’t going to write about the Upper West Side anymore. OK, go ahead and call me a liar. Above 96th Street, there’s a lot of action. 16 Handles is opening soon and Westside Market may finally greet its first food shoppers next month. Here’s some food news you’ll want [...]

July 4 Recipe: Red, White and Blue Soup

July 4 recipe: Red, White, and Blue Soup. Easy and tasty.

Rosh Hashanah Dessert Recipe: Plum Cake from Melissa Clark, with Chozen Ice Cream

For Rosh Hashanah, ditch the traditional honey cake and try Melissa Clark’s plum cake, maybe with a scoop of Chozen’s intensely rich kosher ice cream, on top.  (Mix up your holidays and pick Matzoh Crunch.) Clark has a new cookbook out-In he Kitchen with A Good Appetite-which I’ll review later this week. Meanwhile, she continues [...]

East Village: Astor Center Does Summer Pies

For me, summer is all about fruit pies, crisps, cobblers and the like. Stop by the Greenmarket and pick up some fresh blueberries, blackberries or other seasonal fruit. Then, scurry on down to the Astor Center for this hands-on lesson in creating some good eatin’ pies and tarts. Hands-On Summer Fruit Pastries: Tarts, Pies, Cakes, [...]

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