cooking

16 Jul 2010

Downgrade Your Trendy Foods: 5 Kitchen Gadgets That Make You Look Like a Tool

Following hot on the heels of Polina’s air-tight Do Not Buy Tupperware post, we’d like to highlight several other kitchen items that are just not necessary for you to spend money on. These are the sorts of kitchen gadgets that every urban Foodster (That’s: Foodie + Hipster, I guess) thinks

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09 Jul 2010

Cheap and Easy Potluck Brunch Recipes

The easiest and most relaxing way to have brunch with eleven to 15 of close friends/random acquaintances is having a potluck brunch. Instead of waiting 45 minutes to be seated, everyone can start shoving their faces as soon as they walk in the door. It’s an incredibly cheap way to

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 2
21 Mar 2010

Focaccia Class at Brooklyn Kitchen Labs

Have you ever gotten someone a birthday present that you soon realize they will hate?  That happened to me recently for my hubby’s birthday.  I was trying to be creative and so I got him’a cooking class.  Apparently, I had been trying to get him to go to a cooking

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22 Feb 2010

Luscious Foods, Brooklyn

The truth is that I’m really super lazy. To a horrifying extent, actually, as I have realized more and more in recent weeks. If you can believe it, in the wintertime I am even lazier. I do love the idea of coming home in the evening, putting on some music,

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10 Jan 2010

Food Blogs to Help You Be a Better Cook

In the recent trend of “It’s effing freezing out/fun stuff to do at home” posts, I thought I’d share one of my favorite things to do at home when the weather kicks your puppy and ruins your day. While I must confess that I’m a cuckoo for all foods that

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04 Sep 2009

Cheap and Easy Snacks for Barbecues/Potlucks

I like the idea of cooking over fire, but I fail in execution. Last time I was in charge of watching the veggie burgers at a barbecue, I completely forgot about them until they were half charcoal. If you’re not blowing town this labor day weekend, chances are you’re going

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 1
18 Aug 2009

Broke Ass Porn: Tastespotting

Hey boys and girls, I’d like to talk about a serious societal trend that’s been plaguing the populace for quite some time now and doesn’t show any signs of receding, I’d like to talk about Food Porn. You know the kind, the oh-so-close camera angles, the beads of condensation, and

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
16 May 2009

DIY: Goat Cheese, Onion and White Bean Salad

I basically never cooked anything for real until after college.  I grew up in a take-out household, and when my mom did decide to cook it was usually “healthy”, aka dry and sans salt, seasoning, fat or anything else that gives flavor.  So yeah, it was a few years of

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