Archive for July, 2007

Zeytuna Market

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Lon has been telling me about Zeytuna Market Zeytuna Market for a while so we decided to go there for lunch. They have a nice outdoor seating area where half is for table service and half is seating for anyone purchasing food inside. They also have seating downstairs where they have a buffet of prepared […]

Great Fage Page Advertising

Thursday, July 12, 2007

While thumbing through this week’s issue of New York Magazine earlier today, I noticed a brilliant advertisement by Fage Yogurt, one of Jessica’s picks. It’s shown below…
In case it’s hard to tell from this low resolution image, on the right page is a whole page of yogurt, with an imprint of the Tourneau watch from […]

Treatise on Grilling

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

It seems almost needless to say, but having a blog and being verbose I shall: grilled food is delicious food! We’ve talked about grilling before, as recent as the post about Clean BBQ, and in the past for events such as Mother’s Day. Today’s entry is about why I think grilling is so delicious.
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Nutrition for Marathoners

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

I’ve been running with Team in Training, a group that trains for athletic events while raising money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. It has been an amazing experience so far and I’ve been overloaded with information about nutrition for marathon runners. I think I can handle eating the bigger breakfasts, carb heavy meals, and […]

Flashback: My First Angel Food Cake

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Almost exactly six years ago I made my first Angel Food. I had watched an early episode of “Good Eats” and felt like Alton really provided good ideas for how to ensure a successful cake. And as usual, I never leave good enough alone, so I came up with a few further ideas for how […]

My Most Favorite Name Change

Monday, July 9, 2007

We stopped in at Connolly’s to wish our close friend Steve a farewell from his current job at HBO, he’s moving over to R/GA — congratulations Steve! On our way out we noticed that the previous location of My Most Favorite Dessert, famous for their cookbook, was now bright orange and called My Most Favorite […]

Product Review: Clean BBQ

Monday, July 9, 2007

There are many advances lately in the world of cooking gear– many of which seem to be focused on cooking inside. But what about cooking outside? Today we review a product for just that: “Clean BBQ” a disposable grill liner. Actually, Jessica and I do our grilling inside– on a Blue Star Indoor Charbroiler (in […]

Dinner with my Male Bridesmaid

Monday, July 9, 2007

Lon and I made dinner for Peter, my Bridesmale/Bridesman (don’t know what the correct term is), last night. Everything came together wonderfully.
We started with a salad of romaine, radicchio, endive, cherry tomatoes, and cucumber. The dressing was made with balsamic and fresh lemon. Our bread was a whole wheat panelle.
The main course was a 2.75 […]

It’s All in for Breakfast

Monday, July 9, 2007

Lately, I’d been having a hard time deciding what to eat for breakfast. Sometimes I’d have a deli breakfast sandwich (like egg and cheese) or just a banana, but I wasn’t satisfied. Then we starting buying loads of fresh fruit.
We now keep boxes of blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries around. Sometimes we also have bananas […]

Smartest Way to Chill Beer

Sunday, July 8, 2007

There are a lot of people out there who like beer, after all, it’s the world’s oldest and most popular alcoholic beverage. Jessica can particularly attest to that fact after her visit to Brooklyn Brewery. I would wager that most beer drinkers do not like their beer watered down; so what can you do on […]