Monthly Archives: January 2010

Happy Friday Foodies!

A-Tooch and Miss Yunks took a real cook-cation this week! Back again on Monday. By the way, has anyone tried the new Domino’s pizza recipe? Is it really that amazing and different? Domino’s Mea Culpa and America’s Pizza Passions
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Poles make good food

No, not THOSE poles, silly. A-Tooch’s neighborhood is known for it’s historic past population of Slavic immigrants. While most of that history has disappeared, a few great landmarks still remain. Among them: Veselka This awesome restaurant is diner-like and serves up only the best pierogies, borscht, and cheese blintzes. YUM! On top of that, there [...]
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Whole Foods doesn’t like the fatties

In catching-up on her local foodie reading today, A-Tooch found a NY Daily News piece on some new initiatives at Whole Foods:Whole Foods to give greater employee discounts to workers with lower BMI, cholesterol It seems the popular, trendy (and arguably pretentious?) company has set a discount on employee BMI and cholesterol rates. Naturally, the [...]
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GUEST POST: Java Cupcake Makes a Special Northwest Treat

A-Tooch and Miss Yunks are always looking for new recipes, so when we connected with JavaCupcake, our twitter bud and cupcake guru, we requested her advice on bringing some West Coast cooking to our East Coast ovens. The result: Tree Hugger Apple Cupcakes! Here’s the scoop as reported by Java. For the complete post and [...]
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Maple Scones & Muffins

Last weekend Miss Yunks went to visit her cousins in Maine and wanted to bring a basket full of baked goods. I remembered reading about Bakerella’s Maple Pancake Muffins and went to search for the recipe. That was easy. But, will pancake muffins be enough? Not really. So I searched my favorite food blogs for [...]
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Creamy Carrot Soup

A great thing about recipes is that they’re easily shared. Miss Yunks’s friend passed along this recipe for creamy carrot soup – no cream involved! Instead, it’s made with arborio rice. Making this soup is like making risotto, but then you blend it into a creamy puree and you’d never guess there’s rice in it. [...]
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Cachapas Y Mas

Don’t understand what it means? A-Tooch either. But that didn’t stop a lunchtime adventure from happening this weekend. After a beautiful Saturday visit to the Cloisters, we wandered around Inwood (WAY northern Manhattan for non-NYers) in search of some good ethnic food the area promises to have. No clue how we stumbled on this place [...]
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What's for Dinner?

In case there aren’t currently enough ways to find a recipe, Bing search engine has a new feature that brings back recipes in addition to other search results for food queries. In the left menu, you now have the option to click butternut squash recipes, noodle recipes, or whatever you’re searching for recipes. Bing’s recipe [...]
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