Breakfast Adventures: Cookshop NY

Before all the false hysteria over, as Jon Stewart dubbed it, Blizzacalypsemaggedon, I went out to a lovely brunch with my friend Rachel who I haven’t seen in a while. Since I brought my camera and didn’t use it, all the images for this post come from my Instagram, the feature image coming from Rachel’s camera phone. I never said I was a good blogger. I just eat food and wear clothes.

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Sis Puella Magica! Brownies and Tea

Snacks are a crucial part of hosting friends over for a movie marathon. Since Mami of Puella Magi Madoka Magica always had tea and cake, I made brownies out of cake mix and brewed tea that sparkles.

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How to Host a Pumpkin Carving Party (With Friends!)

Fall is notorious for the onset of pumpkin spice everything in the past decade, but there’s nothing cheesy about old activities like carving pumpkins. It’s a good excuse for wine and friends to come over and make a mess in your kitchen. Plus, sometimes you need to unwind by getting those creative juices flowing.
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We Went There: Murray’s Cheese Bar (Feat. Matt)

I like cheese as much as the next person. So, for a lunch-date, Matt and I went to Murray’s Cheese Bar, adjacent to Murray’s Cheese Shop. I am literally going to stop apologizing for the erratic posting, but I have been doing well and honestly haven’t had much time for content creation.

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I Tried It: Trader Joe’s Risotto

Ever feel fabulously lazy? Ever feel like you don’t really want to get a whole bunch of rice you’re not going to wind up eating? Well, risotto is probably my favorite foods and I figured that buying it in a kit might take so much of the mystery out of its preparation. It was an interesting experience.

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Pre-Workout New Favorite Snack

Over the summer, I had made a serious commitment to fitness, which involved going to the gym every day. Observing my own performance, I realized that I worked better after I ate some combination  of carbs, sugar, fat, and protein. Let me share with you a simple recipe using some of my favorite products that can amp up your workout power.

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Luigi’s and the Quest for Gluten-Free Pizza

Pizza is wonderful. It’s warm, it’s chewy, it has tomatoes, it has cheese, and it’s the ultimate comfort food. It is the staple of New York kind who want something filling to eat but won’t break the 2-dollar bank, i.e. the complete dinner of 99-cent Arizona iced tea and 99-cent pizza from 2 Bros Pizza. Yet whenever I want the cheesy deliciousness delivered or I go out anywhere, 9.9 times out of 10, I can’t eat it…

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