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I have three requirements when I make dinner for myself at the end of a busy day (already spent in the kitchen!). 1) Preparations must be fast 2) It should be pretty healthy 3) Ingredients must be great. It’s the last requirement which really allows me to keep things simple. If you have great ingredients, […]
School’s out, summer’s here and the open road awaits. For thousands of families, that can mean only one thing: ROAD TRIP! So many of my friends are new parents, and they’re always looking for ways to feed and entertain their kids on the road. So I asked a few moms, “In addition to hand wipes and […]
My husband and I recently had the pleasure of meeting our close friends’ newborn. The new parents were glowing and proud, but also exhausted, a little delirious, and largely housebound (heavily nesting, by choice).
In a surge of maternal feelings of my own, I very much wanted to take care of our friends and help them navigate their way in taking care of their newborn son. They had more than enough to handle at home with the newborn, mom recovering, nonna staying in the spare room, and a regular stream of well-wishers visiting, so I crafted a special FreshDirect delivery of my favorite foods custom-picked for them.
In an earlier post, I tried Terrance Brennan’s Fettucine with Shrimp, Tomato Confit & Creamy Pesto — and it changed my life. I’m not even exaggerating. That one dish was so delicious that it forever altered my perception of what a microwave meal can be.