See You In Class!

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Have you ever wanted to make your own pizza, from the homemade tomato sauce to the toppings bar? Do you dream of rolling out silky ribbons of fresh fettuccine, searing the perfect pork roast, grilling a gorgeous medium-rare rib-eye? Yes, we’re talking about acquiring some serious skills in the kitchen! Even better if you get […]

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 […]

The Art of (Thanksgiving) Plating

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Days of organizing (and agonizing), hours of cooking and then Thanksgiving lands in a pile on your plate. Splat. I’m sorry, am I being mean?   It just seems like even with the best intentions, Thanksgiving can devolve into a mess pretty quickly. Too many personalities, too much politicking (…this year has been a doozy), […]

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… […]

Be My “Spicy Valentine”

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We wanted to create the perfect sip for Valentine’s Day. Something decadent, delicious and a little spicy. We could sip it snuggled under a mountain of blankets while watching a Valentine’s movie (do you know it’s 1 degree- yes ONE DEGREE- in New York today?!) or we could enjoy it after one of our hands-on […]