The Best of Rome! Brooke’s Top Ten

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If it’s spring, I want to be in Italy. I’m not saying my desire always turns into reality, but it’s top-of-mind like, say, when it’s 8pm and I’m dying for a big square of Vahlrona and a Medici goblet-size glass of red. This year, the carbo-loading gods were listening and they granted me 120 hours […]

Kids Kitchen Lab: The Science Behind The (Yummy) Food

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Master Chef Junior. Kids Baking Championship. ‘Chopped’ Junior. Kids cooking is having a moment.   (Parker and her best friend, Jamie, with me in the ICE kitchens) The shows are spectacularly produced, the tiny contestants are on the brink of becoming sous chefs at Eleven Madison and James and I are sufficiently intimidated to throw […]

Mexico

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As you can see, it took the kiddos .05 seconds to settle into their new Mexican routine… Enjoying plates of juicy, ripe mango and farm-fresh eggs while watching a late sunrise in the hammock… Swimming, shell-collecting, mid-morning naps and then a decent amount of whining about living in New York City and not Sayulita, Mexico… […]