A Match Made in the Mediterranean! During the old Flavors Catering and Carry Out Days, when I had the retail store on 18th Street, we used to sell a very popular olive oil cake. We also made a white sangria that was always a hit during the summer months, so when I was looking to […]
A Staple for a Staple This simple accompaniment can be used in so many kinds of dishes, and it’s a staple of Chef Mark Strausman‘s at Freds. If you’ve ever been to the restaurant inside Barneys, you’ll know that they know what they’re doing when it comes to seasoning! So, whip up some herb mixture […]
The Perfect Paillards = The Perfect Lunch! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve enjoyed the Chicken Paillards at Freds. It truly is the perfect lunch for any season! It’s packed with flavors from the herbs, it’s not too hot or cold, and it’s got lean protein that will fill you up without making […]
A Rustic Finish I love a good crisp! It’s such a homey dessert that’s simple to make! You don’t have to be a pastry chef to put it all together, and what’s even better is that you can change up the fruit depending on the season. We’re in peak Blueberry season right now and get […]
With the rain beating down in New York City, a beach day was a far away fantasy. A dream! I craved the sun and citrus of my favorite Italian Island, Capri. Luckily, the Smitten Kitchen had me covered with this simple recipe of Spaghetti with Lemon and Olive oil. After being transported myself I knew […]
A Very Berry Fourth of July to You All! What’s better than a Strawberry Shortcake? A Three-Berry Shortcake! I’ve adapted this recipe from The New York Times, to please a crowd and add some blueberries and raspberries for a festive Fourth of July! Any extra shortcakes may be frozen and simply warmed before serving. […]
This recipe is the perfect summer dish! It’s served room temperature and can use any combination of seasonal produce and protein you and your guests would like. It’s a great party dish as much of it can be made ahead and it will make mast everyone happy!
You Say Jamaica, I say Hibiscus Tea! If you frequently visit taco trucks you might find a similar drink, called Jamaica, to pair with your warm-weather eats. I love this easy-to-make iced tea because hibiscus is full of flavor and color! My cold brew hibiscus tea is great on it’s own. Of course, if you […]