#DietTrend: Home-Cooked Food

Fresh fruit wheel

How do we change ourselves for the better in 2015? How do we make ourselves happier, healthier, full of both energy and patience (for the little ones)? There’s a lot we can do. And it starts in the kitchen. As the New York Times reports- and Jamie subsequently cooks up- there’s a “hot new diet” […]

Spring Chicken

spring chicken slider

This is Spring-In-A-Pan. The pop of the peas, the sweetness and crunch of the carrots, the earthiness of the mushrooms and potatoes- we might just have the perfect Spring recipe for you. Jamie first created this for Easter lunch at home. Parker was in charge (kinda sorta) due to her hectic Sunday schedule of “church school,” West Village Easter egg hunt […]

Memorial Day Grilling: The Perfect Ribs

ribs, finished w sides

Jamie’s the grill master- why do you think I married him? He knows meat, he knows heat, he knows proper seasoning (oh yeah, he uses sugar!) and he definitely knows how to make the perfect ribs for our Memorial Day barbecue in the Hamptons… So impress your beer-swilling besties huddled around the grill (and even […]

5 Fast & Easy Spring Chicken Dinners

Crispy Chix, Pickled Carrots, Radishes

  Pork might be the go-to protein for Chef Hubby’s events and fancy dinners, but Parker Lee and I think chicken is the best. Take the above Crispy Chicken Tender Salad w Pickled Carrots & Ginger-Soy Dressing. I can fry up (in an inch of heart-healthy olive oil) a batch of juicy chicken tenders and go […]