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I grew up in an apartment in the Bronx and then Queens. In between those two boroughs came a short stint on Long Island. After a year my dad found he preferred playing golf on a lawn a lot more than mowing one! I remember my mother grilling almost every night during that brief period; she loved that it meant no pots to wash. She also grew up in an apartment so her grilling repertoire was not that broad – we ate a lot of grilled chicken that year!
One of the highlights for me moving to…Continue
We are deep into T-Ball season around here, so baseball is on the brain – and when our little guys start to think of baseball, they inevitably make the hot dog connection (followed by peanuts, cracker-jacks, etc.). So it came as no surprise when I got a request from Matthew to make hot dogs this week. The first time he ever tasted a hot dog was during his trip to Yankee stadium with Brian. It was one of the happiest days of his life, hanging at the Yankee game with his daddy and eating a…Continue
Used to be one of my favorite things to do on a Sunday was head to Chinatown for dim sum. When Matthew was two we tried taking him. The only thing he…Continue
In case you didn’t know, April is National Grilled Cheese month. We take this time to celebrate and reflect….. on grilled cheese. Laugh all you want – but not only does grilled cheese get a month long celebration – it gets a separate day of honor as well, April 12th, National Grilled Cheese Day. In this country we take our grilled cheese as seriously as the Super Bowl.
Food for thought: why do our presidents get a one-day holiday and grilled cheese a month?…Continue