Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Urban Grape

Last week Miss Yunks had the exciting opportunity to attend a wine tasting at the new Urban Grape in Chestnut Hill,organized by Michelle from The Economical Eater.   The Urban Grape is conveniently located on Rt. 9 in the same shopping plaza as Shaw’s and Rosie’s Bakery.   A pre-wine tasting treat from the bakery? Don’t mind [...]
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Tomato & Mozzarella Tart

Miss Yunks read a recipe for Tomato Tart in this month’s Glamour Magazine.  The recipe was simple enough that it inspired her to get back in the kitchen after a too long hiatus from cooking. The recipe was simply to bake tomatoes on puff pastry and sprinkle with salt and pepper.  I can handle that.  [...]
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Empanada Mama

A-Tooch is a sucker for Latin food, incase you haven’t already noticed. So, when watching Food Network chef Sunny Anderson cook up some bangin’ empanadas on TV this weekend, she was hooked on the idea to try it herself. Luckily I live in a neighborhood fairly populated with Latinos, so my supermarket carries all the [...]
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Jennifer Weiner’s Cupcake Book Tour

A good book and a good cupcake are two summer essentials. I’ve read several of Jennifer Weiner’s novels and loved each one, so I was excited to hear she has a new book, Fly Away Home. I was even more excited to hear about her Cupcake Book Tour. Weiner will be traveling to 11 cities [...]
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Afternoon Delight

A-Tooch: oh man i am fatwent to meet my uncle for lunch and made a detour on the way back. WAIT until you see the twitter upload.i think we’ve talked about this before – but, you don’t like bananas, right?Miss Yunks: I like bananasA-Tooch: have you had the banana pudding at Magnolia’s??Miss Yunks: yes lolA-Tooch: [...]
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Chocolate Chip Cookiedough Pancakes

Miss Yunks has always loved pancakes. They’re her favorite weekend breakfast and have been since the 6th grade when she had mono and they were the only thing she’d eat. Her favorite pancake recipe is in the Joy of Cooking cookbook, and growing up Mom made them every Sunday. Thanks, Mom Now, I make my [...]
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NYC Restaurant Week!

It’s A-Tooch’s favorite time of year (er, second to Christmas… and the weekend…) Restaurant Week has made an appearance in NYC again – and it’s great. However, you need to be selective because not all restaurants do it up with bells & whistles. I’m headed to Lure Fishbar on Thursday and will report back. Other [...]
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Happy Weekend

We hope you’re all having another fabulous summer weekend, the Foodies sure are! Check out Miss Yunks’ guest post on The Daily Craic and tell us about your favorite summer desserts!
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