Enjoying a classic Manhattan cocktail on a roof overlooking Manhattan. #NYC
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Morita Chili Pepper Beef Kabobs have a ton of flavor and are great for a backyard bbq. The Morita chili is a smoked red jalapeno pepper similar to a Chipotle but has a mixture of heat and sweetness. It works perfectly with the beef and is sure to be a fan favorite.
Grilled Hanger steak is a more affordable cut of beef but has incredible flavor. It also takes really well to grilling, marinades and when paired with this chimichurri sauce.
Poblano peppers have a mild flavor and are excellent for stuffing. The ground buffalo is lean and works well with the mushroom, carrot and celery mixture. I also used salt pork instead of olive oil when cooking for additional flavor (but you can use olive oil if you would like.) This is a great recipe for those looking to make a paleo meal.
This pumpkin bread has a perfect balance of spice and sweetness. The rehydrated Zante currants are what put this dish in a category of its own and why you should bring this to your next Fall themed party with friends.
The 6th annual Harlem Arts Festival kicks off this weekend. Once again there is a stellar mix of comedy, dance, music, food and workshops. There is no better reason to venture over Marcus Garvey Park on Saturday and Sunday to enjoy the festivities.
Attention racers! On your mark. Get Set. Cycle!
Father’s Day marked the 44th annual Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic. A community event where cyclists of all ages and skill levels race the loop around Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem. Races are between 10-30 laps around the park and have some decent prize money for the winners.
It’s no secret the farmer’s markets around the city are some of my favorite places to visit on a Saturday morning.
You can find any number of both familiar and new ingredients to play with and put together some fun weekend meals.
I took some of those ingredients and paired them with a Finnish Ruis (Rye) Bread from Nordic Breads based in Long Island City, Queens.
In my entry level course ‘how to holiday like a pro’ I cite visiting the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (Savoie) region of France. And while I work to capture the experience in prose, sometimes the pictures are all you need.
If you want to bike, hike, run and boat all day and then eat cheese and drink wine all night, you should probably visit Annecy.
Summer ingredients are overflowing at the Union Square Greenmarket. When you visit the market and see the city’s chefs purchasing their ingredients for the day, you know you are in the right place to stock your refrigerator.
One seasonal ingredient I particularly enjoy is lamb’s quarters (sometimes referred to as wild spinach.) It has a nice earthy flavor and can be added to a variety of dishes.