Traditional Christmases and a Recipe for Gingerbread Popcorn

Categories: Recipes

gingerbreadpopcorn.jpg
Jonathan Roberts for the Village Voice
In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives.

Mere moments before heading home to the U.K. for the holidays, we popped in to visit our Swedish friends Ronnie and Karen. Talk turned to our various Christmas traditions, and, just as last Easter, when Ronnie explained to us with a straight face that this was the time when witches came out of the hills to fly about freely, Swedish traditions turned out to be awesome in their own unique way.

More »

A Compendium of 10 NYC Bartenders' Favorite Classic Cocktail Recipes

Categories: Cocktails, Recipes

Thumbnail image for rsz_manhattanarlington.jpg
Courtesy Arlington Club/Facebook
The Perfect Manhattan Cocktail
In 2014, we asked a number of New York City bartenders to tell us the drink they order when they sit down for a cocktail. Most of them named classics. Each of them divulged a recipe for making that drink exactly right. We've compiled the 10 best recipes here, so you can see them all in one place.

More »

The Dickensian Holiday Spirit and a Recipe for Steaming Bishops

Categories: Recipes

steaminbishoproberts.jpg
Jonathan Roberts for the Village Voice
In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives.

My sister, who works in the wine trade, describes holiday parties thusly: Ones With Claret, and All Other Parties. What she means, I suppose, is that there are some nights when you'll be channeling the spirit of Dickens, and others when you'll be channeling the spirit of Mariah Carey.

More »

'Do You Want to See My Improv Show?' and a Recipe for Panettone Bread Pudding

Categories: Recipes

breadpuddingroberts.jpg
Jonathan Roberts for the Village Voice
In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives.

There is one rule that I live by above all others: Friends do not make friends go see their level-one-class improv shows.

More »

The Flaming Christmas Wreath and a Recipe for Spiced Chocolate Cookies

Categories: Recipes

chocolatecookies.jpg
Jonathan Roberts for the Village Voice
In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives.

Jon strides out into the cold to collect the Christmas tree, returning with a shoulder full of pine needles and a heart full of Pioneering Spirit.

More »

Celebrate Sneak Like a Ninja Day With Lychee Martinis

Categories: Recipes

lycheemartinijonroberts.jpg
Jonathan Roberts
In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives.

Not a lot of people seem to know about Sneak Like a Ninja Day (December 5), although it's been going on for over a decade. I suppose keeping things a little under the radar is how the Ninjas would prefer it.

More »

Things to Be Thankful for and a Recipe for Pumpkin Showstopper Pavlova

Categories: Recipes

pavlova.jpg
Jonathan Roberts
In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives.

So, incredibly, the spacecraft Rosetta caught up with speeding comet 67P and dropped a probe that is, as of right now, digging for information that could reveal the secrets of the origins of life on Earth.

More »

Couple Swapping and a Recipe for Anti-Drama Pumpkin Soup

Categories: Recipes

pumpkinjonroberts.jpg
Jonathan Roberts
In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives.

"Speaking of couple swapping," said my mother, which, as it happens, we were not, "did we tell you about Peter and Lydia?"

More »

Cabin Fever and a Recipe for Pork Ragu

Categories: Recipes

fallpork.jpg
Jonathan Roberts
In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives.

Fall. Season of mists, mellow fruitfulness, and cabins in the woods. Afternoons sitting on the porch with a mug of hot apple cider watching leaves spiral in the crisp air.

More »

Camelot and a Recipe for Halloween Chocolate Brownies

Categories: Recipes

brownievv.jpg
Jonathan Roberts
In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives.

Skyping with my gorgeous godson Arthur back in London to catch up on the news:

He was excited to have played in his first-ever rugby match -- the first-ever Enfield Under 11 Rugby match of the season, in fact, which resulted in a rain-soaked nil-all draw, with three children taking trips to the ER.

More »
Loading...