Tag Archive: Bake

Where To Bite – Narcissa [East Village, NY]

I first encountered Narcissa while attending an unlikely concert in the invite-only, basement club Chez Andre at The Standard East Village. It was a twangy, country¬†performance of Mississippi River byways and backwater blues.… Continue reading

Where To Bite On Your Birthday – Blue Hill Farm [Greenwich Village]

Since the first of April, I have been honoring my family’s notorious “birth-month” tradition by repeatedly celebrating my twenty-third birthday. That means dining at a handful of my must-hit restaurants, indulging in spa… Continue reading

Orange Spiced Squash Soup [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #34 Orange Spiced Squash Soup 1/4 Cup Chopped Onion 1/2 Cup Water 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1 Pinch Cumin and Ginger 1 Sprig Lemon Thyme 1/4 Chopped Apple 1/2 White… Continue reading

Ottolenghi-Style Stuffed Peppers [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #32 Ottolenghi-Style Stuffed Peppers For The Sauce: Zest of 1 Lime (Approximately 1 Teaspoon) 1 Tablespoon Fresh-Squeezed Lime Juice 2 Tablespoons Fat-Free Greek Yogurt 1/2 Teaspoon Olive Oil 1… Continue reading

Where To Bite Butter [Manhattan, NY]

No, the LWB kitchen is not suddenly endorsing butter as the foundation of a healthy diet. This is not the Paula Deen handbook for home-cooking with various types of fat. But I am… Continue reading

A Little Word On Eggplant

Growing up, I hardly ever ate eggplant. My father hated the texture, and my mother – not being an especially involved cook – stuck to the ingredients she knew how to prepare and… Continue reading

Tomato-Stewed Okra [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #31 1 15 oz Can of Stewed Tomatoes, No Salt Added 1/4 White Onion, Diced 2-3 Cups Whole Okra, Stemmed Salt and Pepper, To Taste 1 Tablespoon Light Butter… Continue reading

Where To Bite – ABC Kitchen [New York, NY]

You can’t make reservations more than a month in advance, and you can’t hope for a table if you wait longer. After a number of failed attempts, my family and I finally secured… Continue reading

Hindi Day Dinner [CYOB]

It was hardly a surprise that when I brought my good friend Sirma home to spend Thanksgiving with the Little Word Bites family, the Turkey/Turkey questions and puns were ceaseless. That’s because Sirma… Continue reading

A Little Word on Gluten-Free Friendsgiving

…So there may have been a cheese board with Cranberry Walnut bread I flew home with me from La Farm Bakery, in North Carolina, that I have kept frozen for a special occasion.… Continue reading