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Cooking Minute - Chocolate Zucchini Muffins by Abra-00-without titleB

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins by Abra

Most of my early food memories are of meals prepared by my Great Aunt Mamie. Aunt Mamie was my hungarian “Noona” In summer, when her garden was overflowing with zucchini, Aunt Mamie would shred those green buggers into every dish imaginable. But nothing could hold a candle to her Chocolate Zucchini Bread. It was my... read more →

Cooking Minute - Walnut Torte by David

Walnut Torte by David

I grew up in Lexington, KY – a smallish city in the heart of thoroughbred horseracing country. But my roots are in New York: my grandparents, parents and older brother are all originally from the Bronx. In the 1940s, my grandparents owned a bakery on Fordham Road and Jerome Avenue. Although my mother was too... read more →

Cooking Minute - Raspberry Muffins by Megan-00-without_title

Vegan Raspberry Cornbread Muffins by Megan

I am a Native New Yorker, and recent graduate of Baruch College. Growing up, my mother made dinner for my family every night. She had a real love of cooking, which I think I am slowly starting to inherit. Several years ago I decided to make the switch to Veganism, and it has been an... read more →

Cooking Minute - Homemade Blueberry and Banana Pancakes by Larissa Dante

Homemade Blueberry and Banana Pancakes by Larissa

I was was raised in Canada by two culinary-competitive parents each vying for kitchen-control. Takeout meals were basically a family taboo. Modeling introduced me to authentic global cuisines, but it was my husband Manuel – trained by his Spanish/Italian/Swiss mom – who instilled in me the basics of pan-European cooking. Settling down in New York,... read more →