Boston Weekend

We took the bus up to Boston for the weekend to visit Andrew’s sister, see our former professor Ran Blake and his cat DekTor Dutra, and have some favorite foods from our New England Conservatory days. It was a wonderful and full weekend! After a longer-than-expected bus ride from New York we were ready for … Continue reading Boston Weekend

Ramp Butter

It’s feeling like a race to the finish lately, with my interior design class final project due soon, a bunch of work deadlines, rehearsals, concerts, and a trip to Boston planned for next weekend. Speaking of races, we also have the Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon coming up in two weeks and I think I’ll actually … Continue reading Ramp Butter

Grilled Sausages & Pearl Onions with Red Cabbage & Pickled Mustard Seeds

I usually have a novel going at all times—it’s amazing how much reading you can get done when your commute is over an hour—but recently I’ve been taking a break from following a storyline and instead have been “reading” cookbooks instead. (No, I’m not lugging around massive hardbacks on the train; I check them out … Continue reading Grilled Sausages & Pearl Onions with Red Cabbage & Pickled Mustard Seeds

Rainbow Grain Bowl

I hope everyone had a great weekend! Mine was very full, with a gig on Friday (I baked a flourless chocolate cake to bring—I’m refining the recipe a bit but will share when it’s ready), family visit and attending a beautiful violin concert on Saturday, and working on Sunday followed by volunteering at the Opera … Continue reading Rainbow Grain Bowl

Aperol Spritz

We had two days of “summer” this weekend and it was glorious! I made Aperol spritzes and we opened the windows and pretended we were summering in the Italian Alps. Alas, we’re back to freezing rain again, but I did manage to find some fiddleheads at a local store, so at least we’ll have a … Continue reading Aperol Spritz