Tag Archive: Tomatoes

Where To Bite Breakfast [East Village, NY]

Brunch is to the New Yorker what High Tea is to the British aristocrat, or what snack time is to the well-trained Kindergartener. It’s just what you do.  It’s not the first time I’ve… Continue reading

A Little Word On Garden of Eden

Every Sunday, after a solid workout and a rousing hour of Cardio Pilates, I make my way past Borough Hall to the Garden of Eden. And let me tell you, it is truly… 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 Brunch [New York, New York]

I have no doubt this will be the first in a grand series of brunch bites. New York, as it turns out, may very well be the brunch capital of the world. From… Continue reading

Triple Mushroom Soup [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #29 1 Ounce of Porcini Mushrooms, Dried 1 Teaspoon Vegetable Base 1/2 Cup Cremini Mushrooms, Sliced 1/2 Cup White Button Mushrooms, Sliced 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1/4 Cup White… Continue reading

A Little Word on TerraVITA Food & Wine Festival [The Traveling Bite]

“The biggest part of TerraVITA,” founder and director Colleen Minton tells me, “is that we focus on being mindful.” The extensive Food & Wine Festival, built on the foundation of the words for… Continue reading

Vegan Eggplant Fake-Un [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #28 1 Large Eggplant 2 Tablespoons Maple Grove Farms Sugar-Free Maple Syrup 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Tablespoons Low-Sodium Soy Sauce 2 Teaspoons Olive or Canola Oil 1/2… Continue reading

Cauliflower Crust Pizzette with Heirloom Tomatoes [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #27  For Crust (Serves 2) 1 Cup Cauliflower Rice 1 Cup Light Mozzarella Cheese, Shredded 1 Large Egg, Beaten 1 Teaspoons Dried Oregano 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced 1/2 Teaspoons… Continue reading

Where To Bite Watermelon – [New York, New York]

Last week, we celebrated National Watermelon Day.  It probably didn’t stand out, because the summer months are full of watermelon, and this sweet, vibrant fruit is a major player on lots of restaurant… Continue reading