Tag Archives: cheese

Eataly – NYC

In her ripe old age, A-Tooch has learned the value of giving a good present — making sure you can share in the wealth. My dad, J-Tooch, had been wanting to visit Eataly since it opened about a year ago. He kept bringing the idea up on Friday nights or Saturday days. I refused. I […]

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Secret Recipe Club: Cheesy Potato Bake

When an ingredient or recipe is near and dear to your heart, it’s hard to take advice from others on how to cook it. In this latest edition of cooking with our native ingredients, resident Irishwoman A-Tooch dabbles with a new potato recipe. After Miss Yunks’ success last month, I was on deck for this […]

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Ham & Gruyere Panini and ‘Grown Up’ Ants on a Log

On a last minute whim, A-Tooch offered to cook up dinner for friends this weekend but when she looked at the clock, there was only about a half hour to prepare. How to ‘gourmet-ify’ a simple recipe? With the right ingredients and some creativity, a panini can be turned into a pretty solid dinner meal, […]

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Best of 2010: Our Top Foodie Experiences


With 2010 coming to a quick end, we naturally look back on all of our foodie experiences and reminisce about our favorites. A-Tooch’s picks Jalapeno cheese grits from Diablo Royale Este Margs made with fresh fruit juice at Mama Mexico Uptown The fabulous dinner at Michelin star-rated wd~50 For the peanut butter lover: Anything from […]

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#1 Cheese Sauce


After many years of trying to perfect a recipe for the liquid, gooey cheese sauce you find at restaurants (with less artificial stuff), A-Tooch struck gold. Truth be told, it was Kenji Lopez-Alt of Serious Eats who put me on to the secret ingredient in his similar blog post. I figured that was a good […]

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OMGZ! Delicious place alert! A-Tooch’s obsession with cheese lead her + friends to S’MAC in the East Village after a little winery tour this weekend returned them back to Manhattan, hungry as ever. A place that ONLY serves mac n cheese you say? I played it safe and ordered a basic four-cheese, which I upgraded […]

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