Monthly Archives: September 2010

Epicurious 15th Anniversary Bash at Eataly

Last night, I went to a great party to celebrate epicurious.com‘s 15th anniversary.  It was held at the Manzo restaurant inside white-hot Eataly.  I expected a huge crowd, but it was actually a relatively small, intimate gathering (for New York, anyway) of about a hundred folks who have been a part of epicurious’s life during […]

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Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Earl Grey Ganache

For tea lovers who also have a passion for chocolate, these cookies will be heaven-sent.  Rounds of chocolate sugar cookies are joined with Earl Grey tea ganache, which adds the citrus-like taste and perfume of bergamot orange to the filling.  Milk chocolate is used in the ganache, as bittersweet could overpower the tea.  Rather than […]

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Asian Tea-Smoked Barbecued Ribs

I was gone all week at the Greenbrier Professional Food Writer’s Symposium, and when I got home, there wasn’t much in the refrigerator except for a Cyrovac-ed bag of baby back ribs that I had forgotten about.  Working quickly to use them before the expiration, I threw these incredible ribs together for dinner with friends.  […]

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Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

I am thrilled to announce the publication of my latest books, Tea and Cookies and Coffee and Cake.  They are like fraternal twins–you will see some similarities, even if they aren’t identical.  Both start with lots of information about how to shop for and make your favorite caffeinated beverages, and then offer perfect pastry partners.  […]

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