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Six Years Ago…

Six years ago… I was living in a basement floor studio on the Upper East Side. E lived in the East Village in a well-lit third floor studio. I was single and had several bad breakups in a row. So had E. I had hair that was 6 inches longer. So did E. I spent […]

New and Old Holiday Traditions

A reflection on holiday traditions. Christmas 1986. Homemade chocolate chip, shortbread, sugar and almond crescent cookies. Andes mints. Cordial cherries. Real Christmas tree. The Temptations version of “Silent Night” and Donnie Hathaway’s version of “This Christmas.”  Multiple screenings of “A Charlie Brown Christmas. Mom. Dad. Dogs. Santa. Christmas 2016. Homemade gingerbread, and chocolate chip and […]

300’s Lunchbox Worthy Back to School Sandwiches

My nephews headed back to school this week, as many other kids have done or are prepping to in the coming weeks. For me, it brings back memories of new clothes, Trapper Keepers, and lunchboxes stuffed with mom’s homemade sandwiches.

A Reason to Say Yahoo!

Big changes ahead, my friends! Making those 300 sandwiches (and bread. And condiments. And peach cobblers. And marshmallows.) has earned me an amazing new job! Yours truly has signed on to become a senior editor at Yahoo Food!

Throwback Thursday: Lucky Check

#tbt to that day we got this lucky check at Pearl Oyster Bar, where we ordered two lobster rolls and a few glasses of Rose. Should played the lottery that day, too.

And We’re Back!

Hi there! Sorry for the lack of posting over the time of our mini book tour. We were doing some crazy running around, and then we also had some slight technical difficulties with the site. All is well now. So, what have ya missed? Well, we did some really great book signings in New York, […]

Thank You!

E and I are packing up for our wedding, but wanted to give a quick thank you to all of the media outlets, bloggers, fans and friends who have given love to our book “300 Sandwiches: A Multilayered Love Story, with Recipes.” E and I are truly touched by your support. Bon Appetit, one of […]

Wedding Wednesday: The Final Week

   A week from today, E and I and my mother and a few friends will be on a Jet Blue flight to Barbados for our “elopement light” style wedding.  Above, a shot from our wedding band shopping excursion this weekend, which was way too late to start the process. We may not have our wedding […]

Do Those Sandwiches Look Familiar?

Remember that photo shoot I mentioned earlier? I wrote about the 300’s forthcoming book, our wedding, and five sandwiches that defined our relationship in The New York Post today. Check it out!

The Great 300 Macaron Bake-Off

E and I are working on perfecting our macaron game. Batch #3, green tea flavored. Still figuring out how to eliminate “nipples” and prevent skins from cracking. We will not be defeated.

FBF: Valentine’s Day Special

I made sandwich #227, heart-shaped brownie sandwiches with Ricotta cream cheese filling last year for E for Valentine’s Day. This year, I’ve got some other treats in mind.

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