Author Archives: acperry28

About acperry28

The humble observations and adventures of a self-trained cook and self-made foodie.

Easter Egg Salad

It’s Easter and your fridge is filled with 3 dozen beautifully dyed hard-boiled eggs.  Now what?  May I offer a suggestion? Spanish Egg Salad I love egg salad, it’s simple, inexpensive and very versatile.  You can add lots of things … Continue reading

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Best of 2011

Happy New Year everyone. 2011 was a year of great change for me, not the least of which was my move to New York City. Here is a list of some of my favorite things from the past year; the … Continue reading

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Giada De Laurentiis’ Red Wine Risotto with Peas

Dinner last night was based on three important facts: 1. I love Risotto 2. I am a HUGE Giada De Laurentiis fan 3. I had a quarter bottle of red wine left over from Saturday’s party that I needed to … Continue reading

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Fall Festivities

Happy October everyone!  I sort of intentionally and sort of unintentionally took September off from blogging.  A new month means a fresh start and it is the start of my favorite season. So to kick things off and celebrate the … Continue reading

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Gramercy Tavern: A Vegetarian’s Paradise

With Gramercy Tavern holding Zagat’s number one spot (not to mention Union Square Café and Eleven Madison Park which are also in the top five) and 23 other acclaimed restaurants to his name, restauranteur Danny Meyer presides over a veritable … Continue reading

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Coming Soon

If you read my blog with any regularity you may wonder why I have taken a brief vacation from posting. This past month I have been in New York City apartment hunting and job searching. While I am still pounding … Continue reading

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NYC Bargains, the Prix Fixe Lunch: Del Posto

Nestled below the highline park in Chelsea, Del Posto is at once elegant and welcoming.  Its clean, crisp exterior gives way to a warm dining room that balances the fine line between fancy and stuffy.  Yes, there is a pianist … Continue reading

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