Posts tagged "food"

Frisky Eats: 8 Takes On Fruit Salad

If you're anything like me, you realize all your fruit is ripe at the same time and put everything you have into a bowl and call it fruit salad. Well, turns out, technically it’s not fruit salad. It is a bowl of chopped up fruit. Oh. Real fruit salad is so yummy because it contai…
By: Sophie Leon / June 7, 2014

Random Single Gal Recipe: The Grilled Turnip Sandwich Of Dreamz

Have you ever made a sandwich and thought, "Everything I've ever done in my life pales in comparison to the amazing achievement that is this sandwich"? That's what happened to me yesterday after I made this sandwich. It's vegetarian but packed full of flavor thanks to fresh mozzarella, crispy turnips (which are in season a…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 6, 2014

Frisky Eats: Get Me Some Grits

I put savory grits right up there with French fries on my list of favorite foods. Garlicky, cheesy, spicy, you name it and the flavor can be captured within a plate of grits. Eat it alone or top it with something hearty and savor the creamy goodness...
By: Sophie Leon / June 6, 2014

RIP Society: Woman Calls Emergency Services Over Ice Cream Sprinkles

A woman in West Midlands, England, called 999 (Britain's emergency call service) because of ice cream sprinkles. In the middle of an argument with the guy who'd just sold her an ice cream cone, she called police in a huff and detailed how he refused to put sprinkles on both sides. Um. Desserts are a…
By: Claire Hannum / June 4, 2014

Three-Year-Old Boy Punches Brother, Calmly Explains He Needs Pancakes Immediately

The beauty of being a grown-up is that when you get cravings, you have the ability and means to drive yourself to the store (or, in my case, McDonald's) to immediately satisfy those cravings. No such luck for three-year-old Connor. When young Connor found himself without pancakes, he felt his only solution was to punch…
By: Katie Oldenburg / June 3, 2014

Frisky Eats: 14 Fanciful Crème Brulee Flavors

There is one dessert I will never pass up. It's name is crème brulee. Its glossy sugar casing only hints at the delectable creamy goodness underneath. There were two must haves on my wedding registry: a massage chair and a crème brulee torch. I have yet to break out my torch, but these recipes are…
By: Sophie Leon / May 29, 2014

New Priciest-Ever Starbucks Drink Made With 60 Shots

Today in the annals of First-World feats: America has a new priciest-ever Starbucks drink. The customer behind the beverage, identified as Andrew, used his loyalty card to get a free Sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino, a concoction made with 60 shots of espresso. Find out how much it cost on Newser...
By: Newser / May 28, 2014

Frisky Eats: Iced Tea Please

Iced tea is my cool-down drink of the summer. While there are many store bought options, I have come to love making my own. Brewing your own iced tea puts you in control of the strength, sweetness, and ingredients, plus it's the perfect opportunity to utilize fruit and fresh herbs to create unique drinks week…
By: Sophie Leon / May 26, 2014

Frisky Eats: 8 Rice Ball Recipes

Arancini is a popular Italian dish in which balls of rice, often mixed with cheese, are breaded and deep fried. Thus the common nick name, rice balls. My Italian brother-in-law, who prepared them regularly at his deli, introduced me to them and I fell in love with how creamy and cheesy the inside of these…
By: Sophie Leon / May 25, 2014

Frisky Eats: 11 Ways To Show Some (Potato) Skin

Restaurant owner Daniel McCawley’s clever response to a sexist comment requesting that his waitresses “show more skin” had me cheering in the wings …  and craving potato skins. If I owned a car, I would road trip to West Virginia to dine at Daniel’s Atomic Grill.  Instead, I promise…
By: Sophie Leon / May 21, 2014

Frisky Eats: 8 Party-Friendly Paellas

I'm allergic to shrimp, so I rarely partake in paella at restaurants; however, a few weeks ago I had a vegetarian paella that was orgasmic. Gato, a restaurant here in NYC, serves a kale, wild mushroom, and crispy artichoke paella topped with a sunny side up egg. The runny yoke was the perfect compliment…
By: Sophie Leon / May 20, 2014

Cheers! America Now Has The Largest Wine Market In The World

The good ol' US of A has finally achieved the most lofty of honors: we have the largest wine market on the globe. And we even beat out France — yes, France — for the very first time this year. According to the International Organization of Wine and Vine (OIV), Americans bought 29.1 million hectoliter…
By: Claire Hannum / May 20, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Ways To Drink Your Beer And Eat It Too

Here at The Frisky, we spend a lot of time talking about wine -- our favorite kinds, the crafts we can make with all the leftover corks, etc, etc -- but that doesn't mean we don't love us some beer too! And beer, like wine, is a surprisingly versatile ingredient in the kitchen.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 17, 2014

Chipotle Now Serving Great Writing As A Free Side Dish

Have you ever run out to grab lunch alone, only to realize you didn't bring your phone or a book or a magazine or anything to read while you eat? It's super awkward and boring, right? Author Jonathan Safran Foer thought so too, while eating a burrito at Chipotle one day. "I really just wanted…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 16, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Ramps Recipes To Rave About

Apparently, I have been living under a rock for the past 28 years of my life.  This weekend, I tried ramps for the first time and I am smitten. At our Mother’s Day dinner at X20, I ordered risotto with mushrooms and ramps. I love mushroom risotto, but the leafy ramps stole the show.
By: Sophie Leon / May 13, 2014

Frisky Eats: 15 Fabulous French Fry Finds

French fries are my happy food. I have never met a French fry I didn’t like. Sometimes I order an entree simply because it comes with fries, like, if it's between a premium cut of steak with greens or a burger with fries … you get the idea. In high school I worked at a…
By: Sophie Leon / May 11, 2014

Life Dream Status: Eataly Is Opening A Nutella Bar

What's the best thing in the world? Wine. And what's the next best thing to wine? Nutella, obviously. So when Mario Batali's massive NYC-based Italian marketplace, Eataly, was forced to close its wine shop due to a technicality in New York State Liquor Authority laws, he decided to…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 9, 2014

Frisky Eats: Who Wants A Wiener?

I have never been a huge hot dog fan. Years of seeing boiled hot dogs served up by lunch ladies left me with a sad impression of the traditional wiener. In recent years, the hot dog food trucks of New York City have opened my eyes to the possibilities. I may not jump at the…
By: Sophie Leon / May 9, 2014

Frisky Eats: 12 Surprisingly Simple Sorbets

For years, I have dreamed of making homemade ice cream, but I have never risen to the challenge.  Apparently you need a machine?!? A friend suggested I try ice cream's simpler cousin sorbet. No equipment required! Try one of these surprisingly easy and refreshing summer treats...
By: Sophie Leon / May 7, 2014

Travel Porn: 6 Cheese Shops To Add To Your Bucket List

My favorite thing about traveling is eating, and my favorite thing to eat is cheese. If I won the lottery tomorrow, my next big trip would be a cheese-themed world tour, stopping off in every country to sample their best fromage, sip expertly paired wines, and go to bed every night bloated and blissfully happy.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 5, 2014
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