DEVOUR AND DIVINE : Cider Poached Pears

Ah- my friends, you have been so patient with me. I’ve been consumed with establishing my Umi Kitchen, “Kate’s Autumn Feast” and so I have admittedly neglected this space. The menu is glorious, I hope you visit the Umi site or download the app, or even better – if you live in the NYC area…

Grown-Up Fruit Punch

This is turned out to be so much more than I expected. Not sure what else to say about it except to describe the occasion of its making. First note : It’s completely up to you if you add alcohol – it doesn’t suffer with or without it. I forgot the seltzer, and didn’t notice,…

Veggie Caesar Salad Dip

MZN In the spirit of not heating up your kitchen unnecessarily, please draw your attention to blender dips. There are many dips out there, but few incorporate the added vegetables we all could use in our diets. This is my new favorite way to eat more veggies. If you have in the back of your…