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Jan 26

Stay True to Your New Year’s Resolutions: Check Out MARY’s Secret Ingredients

Tearing into my latest surprise from Mary’s Secret Ingredients! What was your New Year’s resolution this year? Was it to stretch the boundaries of your cooking? To branch out and discover new recipes? Maybe you resolved to cook healthier with…
Aug 12

Everyone’s Favorite Word: Flapjacks!

Sometimes we call them pancakes, but that word just seems way too conventional for the type we have in mind. Ours aren’t the kind you‘d slather in maple syrup at breakfast; these are the sort you’d serve alongside a steak…
Jun 21

Summer Sipping Wine Event: The Lost Recipes

There’s been quite a bit of animated conversation in the 5 weeks following our Spring & Summer Sipping wine and food pairing event. Most of it has been centered on the food part. I’ve been gradually posting my recipes for…
Jun 03

The Tastes of Spring and Summer: Two Original Recipes From Goldie’s Kitchen

As promised, the recipes for 2 of the favorite dishes from May’s Spring & Summer Sipping food and wine event are officially revealed! What’s even more exciting is how simple it is to get them right. A trip to your…
Apr 23

Wine List Navigation Takeaways: Let’s Eat!

The fixins for an Avocado & Black Bean Salad: All the right textural elements. What would a lesson in Wine List Navigation be without a sweet surrender to the temptation of sipping on a little vino and snacking on some…
Feb 06

The Dining Diva: A Real Dish

In one sense, I talk about a “Dining Diva” as a professional woman who is an experienced, seasoned business diner— the master of her domain in the business meal setting (this is what I transform NYC women into with my…
Jan 31

Pesto Reinterpreted: Five-Minutes to Bliss

I’m having a love affair with an old darling of mine: spinach pesto! I used to always have it on hand when I cooked at my old restaurant, Goldie’s by the Bridge, where it was handy in countless ways. Recently,…
Oct 25

Sliding Into Autumn, Fork In Hand

Visiting the Union Square Farmer’s Market always adds to an adventurous Saturday in New York. If you haven’t yet experienced this vast bazaar of local produce and artisanal treats, not to mention the courteous growers and vendors who drag their…
Apr 09

Quick Kitchen: Keeping You Safe at Home

You want to eat healthfully and feed your family well. Cooking at home renders the greatest control over what you put into those precious bodies.  Being busy humans, we often cook on the fly and sometimes cut corners when maintaining…