• Location: Queens, New York
  • Favorite foods: any type of bbq-eggplant parmiagiana, great bagels, frogurt, any cheese and great desserts especially cupcakes (gee no kidding) & donuts, great cookies
  • Last bite on earth: all of the above

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Hungry at night

Funny thing....I usually dont snack late at night..last night I did...snack was a chocolate fudge pop tart-only one.....felt virtuous after eating a mostly "green" dinner of broccoli rabe, escarole, asparagus and brussel sprouts with a slice of turkey.....

What's on the Easter table?

stuffed artichokes, asparagus cheese tart and a pork roast filled with apple raisin stuffing, salad......dessert, cheesecake and a banana cream pie....Looking forward to eating more stuffed artichokes today!!! YUM!!!!!

The Nasty Bits: Trippa alla Romana

this is one of my favorite dishes of all times.....YUM!!! I like the tripe firm and a bit chewy....rather than mushy...again...YUM!

I love Trader Joes

definately the frozen chocolate croissants, their cheese selection, hummus is the best by far, frozen artichoke hearts, olive oil, their brand Greek yogurt, some beautiful floral arrangements, dried fruit and nut mixes.....

Win the Valentine's Day Collection from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

dark chocolate& honey marshamallow ice cream or chocolate cherry cordial ice cream

We Try Every Winter Flavor from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

I'm gifted with this ice cream every Holiday..Some of the flavors I see that were sent to you, like the Icelandic cake, mango and kwi , magnolia and mochi and maybe one other are not listed on the Jeni's web site..I wonder why that is? Anyway, good eating, SE crew!!

What was on your Thanksgiving plate?

I had to work yesterday-so when I went home, I didnt do traditional...I had lasagna, roast beef, roasted root veggies, mashed turnips, pumpkin cheesecake for .....

Columbus, OH: Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Is The Real Deal

I get 4 pints every Christmas as one of my Christmas gifts....This year I had fun choosing: Black Forest, Bangkok peanut, Sweet Potato and marshamallow and goat cheese and figs....YUM!!! It is by far, my favorite ice cream...

Typical Weekday Breakfast

start out with 2 cups of coffee at 2 a.m.-then a Chobani &/or oatmeal and 2 pieces of fruit...spread out between 4 a.m.-8a.m.......

What is your favorite summer recipe?

I second what @WSLunch said as I ate that all summer but on great artisanal bread....YUM! Also braised greens in garlic, eaten cold with a splash or fresh lemon and olive oil...& lots of fresh also we barbequed alot....

Candy a Day: Goldenberg's Peanut Chews

these are addicting...I could eat an entire bag at one sitting!

Candy A Day: Mary Janes

My father loved these like 20 + years ago--and I liked them too....Now, not so much....It seems alot of nostalgic candy/cakes/cookies change but unfortunately, not for the better...

Taste Test: Supermarket Chocolate Ice Cream

@Ghostly-I've noticed that too-the 365 brand scores the lowest on all taste test comparisons-I wonder who does the taste testing for their company?

Anthony Bourdain's Paula Deen Diss

Paula's cooking sucks? Said from a guy who ate unwashed warthog anus still covered in dirt and feces...!

SE Staff Picks: Our Favorite Non-Pedestrian Cheeses

Hey guys, I'm surprised your forgot to review the umbilicus lint cheese & the Oompa-Loompa breast milk cheese. (found next to the Venezuelan Beaver Cheese in any Asian Market!)

It's so hot! Need Lazy food ideas

I hear ya..I've been living off fruit, frozen fruit bars, water, hummus and raw veggies...It is way too hot to cook and youre right-too lazy to chop veggies for a salad-so made some tuna salad the other day and am living off that...You can make scrambled eggs, tuna salad, sandwiches -on the days you have more oomph to cook-make a big pot of pasta using fresh veggies or whatever you like....
@les-had a good idea-grill enough chickien to eat off for a few days..

What is the most thoughtful food gift you've received?

Sorry for the double post but this sent itself before I finished--my most thoughtful food gift were actually gift certificates to Murrays Cheese, Russ & Daughters and a few other places in NYC...

What is the most thoughtful food gift you've received?

@matamua-your signature truffle beats all-the time and thought-oh, and the time (bears repeating) it took to think of and create something! WOW! That's some friend! Enjoy!

@Bananamonkey-Is it wedding time already? I remember when you announced in one of the threads that you got engaged! Time flies!

Are You a Food Blog Addict?

Definately yes~I've gotten many great recipes and also great cooking ideas from many.....

My latest food obsession...

This type of melon called Hami's a cross between Honeydew and canaloupe but refreshing..

@KarmaFree--try potato chips with cottage yummy

Difference between Chantilly, Pastry and Bavarian creams?

there is also something called "French creme" which is a combo of fresh lightly sweetened whipped cream and pastry cream (custard) -so so good, creamy and awesomely delicious!

Goodbye, Dumpling

Ive gone down this path before and it is never easy losing a pet because they are your family...I'm so sorry for your loss......


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