• Veracruz-Style Grilled Fish (Pescado Veracruzano)
  • Cardamom Rice Pudding with Golden Raisins and Mango
  • Cantaloupe Basil Agua Fresca
  • Vegetarian Times
  • Food Styling for Media: New York
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Cantaloupe Basil Agua Fresca

Cantaloupe Basil Agua Fresca

Job got you down?  It’s summertime and I’m sure there are many places you’d rather be than sitting behind a desk, toiling away for the man, all while you could be downing a refreshing beverage on a beach somewhere.  Or a boat.  Or a park.  I’m sure an alleyway would suffice with this glorious Agua… 

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Chocolate Stout Float with Homemade Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Chocolate Stout Float with Homemade Peanut Butter Ice Cream

I took my ice cream maker to the Goodwill last week and on second thought, I shouldn’t have.  That’s because the damn thing only once produced ice cream worth eating.  Honestly whoever buys/bought it should not have to go through the same torture of failed ice cream attempts as I did for the 10 years… 

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My Darling Clementhyme

My Darling Clementhyme

Simple syrup, a common cocktail ingredient, is nothing more than equal parts water and sugar. Herbs, citrus, and spices can be added to the syrup to liven up holiday drinks. To make a virgin version of this drink, substitute sparkling wine with seltzer. Ingredients 1 cup sugar 11 thyme sprigs, divided 1 bottle sparkling wine,… 

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Louise Leonard - Fried Plantains

Tostones with Mojo Sauce

I recently had an epic night of hanging out with my friends Madeline and Julio at their apartment in Crown Heights drinking beer, dancing to Prince and drunkenly finishing up the night watching Key and Peele.  Julio and I were discussing the glory of eating fried Puerto Rican specialties, such as cuchifritos, empanadas and tostones… 

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