Summer in the City

HEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How is everyone? I am currently enamored with early summer in New York City, especially at night, when the light lingers, restaurant windows are swung open, BBQ smoke drifts through city parks, and everyone is just in a good mood. And since I’m officially staying in New York for grad school (woop!), I’m trying to… Read More

A Genius Trick for Grilling Burgers

This past weekend, my brother and I tried something new for our family BBQ: instead of grilling burgers directly on the grill like usual, we cooked them in a sturdy cast iron skillet over the fire. What resulted was one of the best, juiciest burgers I’ve ever made. And it makes sense – according to… Read More

My Lunch Until The Last Day of Tomato Season

My favorite summer lunch is an open faced tomato sandwich, and while tomatoes are still in season, I’ve been eating one every day. This isn’t really a recipe, but a reminder that if you like tomatoes, then you’ll probably like a tomato sandwich. Here’s how I make mine: While I toast some bread (baguette or ciabatta are my… Read More