That about covers it

That about covers it


Homemade pizza with ingredients from Eataly

Homemade pizza with ingredients from Eataly


Blackberry soufflé how I love you

Blackberry soufflé how I love you


Fish’s Eddy Creamer Tree

Fish’s Eddy Creamer Tree


Blueberry & Cream cookie from Momofuku Milk Bar

Blueberry & Cream cookie from Momofuku Milk Bar


Jeffrey’s Lobster Spaghetti. One of the main reasons I love the West Village.

Jeffrey’s Lobster Spaghetti. One of the main reasons I love the West Village.


Jeffrey’s lobster Spaghetti is so good but so rich. You should share it with a friend.

Jeffrey’s lobster Spaghetti is so good but so rich. You should share it with a friend.


Flowers for my promotion from a dear friend. I’m so touched.

Flowers for my promotion from a dear friend. I’m so touched.


Homemade Cherry Pie with Snowflake Crust
This is made with my favorite pie filling from Clearbrook Farms and Martha Stewart’s Pate Brisee.

Homemade Cherry Pie with Snowflake Crust

This is made with my favorite pie filling from Clearbrook Farms and Martha Stewart’s Pate Brisee.


Holiday Sugar Cookies
3 cups all purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup softened unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/2 tablespoon milk
1/2 tablespoon vanilla
Powder sugar for rolling out dough
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. Place butter and sugar in a large bowl or electric mixer and mix to thoroughly combine. Add egg milk and vanilla and beat to combine. Put mixer on low speed and gradually add in flour. Beat until the mixture pulls away from the side of the bowl. Divide the dough in half and wrap in parchment paper then refrigerate for two hours.
Preheat over to 375 degrees F.
Sprinkle surface with powdered sugar and roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Place at least one inch apart baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies just begin to brown around the edges. Move to a cooling rack. Serve as is or with icing. 

Holiday Sugar Cookies

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup softened unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla
  • Powder sugar for rolling out dough

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. Place butter and sugar in a large bowl or electric mixer and mix to thoroughly combine. Add egg milk and vanilla and beat to combine. Put mixer on low speed and gradually add in flour. Beat until the mixture pulls away from the side of the bowl. Divide the dough in half and wrap in parchment paper then refrigerate for two hours.

Preheat over to 375 degrees F.

Sprinkle surface with powdered sugar and roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Place at least one inch apart baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies just begin to brown around the edges. Move to a cooling rack. Serve as is or with icing.