Food Comas: Top 10 in 2011

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Happy New Year from Food Comas! Here is the round up of the top 10 recipes and dining reviews in 2011 based on page views.  Click on the title or image to see each post. Last Year: Food Comas: Top 10 in 2010 TOP 10 RECIPES 1. Baked Peppers Stuffed with Ground Beef, Wild Rice … Continue reading

Christmas Eve Eve

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While Jen absconded to her family’s home in sunny California, I decided to host a little holiday dinner for the friends who were still in New York. Most of the dishes had been featured in this blog before, some were new. I baked a cake for the first time in probably a decade. And a … Continue reading

Bûche de Noël

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Bûche de Noël, also known as a Yule Log, is a traditional sponge cake, rolled into a log shape and filled with a cream or similar fillings. It is often decorated with branches, marzipan mushrooms, or other Christmas-themed decorations. I decided to bake a version when I hosted a Christmas Eve Eve dinner. However, I … Continue reading

Cream Cheese Filled Snickerdoodles

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What’s better than a warm and chewy snickerdoodle? Answer: Snickerdoodle with gooey cream cheese frosting in inside! These cookies look just like regular snickerdoodles, but come with a yummy surprise in the middle. I found this recipe from Cookies and Cups and I loved the way they turned out. I made these cookies for a Christmas Cookie … Continue reading

Brown Butter Creamy Apple Pie

Brown Butter Creamy Apple Pie

My cousin Rose uses this recipe for a classic apple pie with a crumbly brown sugar streusel topping.  It is super easy to make (using a frozen pie crust helps) and deliciously creamy.  Enjoy with some homemade whip cream (or Redi-Whip) and serve with some vanilla ice cream… yum! Brown Butter Creamy Apple Pie (recipe … Continue reading

Crack Pie

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After my first taste of Crack Pie from Momofuku Milk Bar, I was determined to recreate the same delicious dessert for an office party. I  found a great recipe from Bon Appetit and I am happy to say my first attempt was a success! Not one slice left to take home :) The key to making … Continue reading

Candied Walnuts

Candied Walnuts

There are various ways to make candied walnuts, ranging from stove top, roasting, or deep frying.  I first started making these yummy little morsels to top one of my favorite salads with Roasted Beets, arugula, goat cheese, red onion, and tomatoes.  These are great for salad toppers or just to munch on by themselves.  I … Continue reading

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch

Brunching is one of my favorite things to do in Manhattan, as the city is packed with a plethora of brunch spots that can suit any desire for a traditional (Bubby’s) or nouveau American brunch (Five Points), an Asian Fusion brunch with a DIY Bloody Mary Bar (Double Crown), a Chinese dim sum brunch (Ping’s … Continue reading

Chocolate Cups with Berries & Homemade Whip Cream

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Originally for our blog’s first birthday, I had planned to make some cute mini cakes for the occasion. However, that plan was scrapped when I realized I had burnt them! =( I was seriously bummed… Naturally I wasn’t about to post any embarrassing pictures of charcoal-color bundt cakes. (Next time will be better, I promise!) … Continue reading

Food Comas Turns 1!

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May 13th marks a special day for us here… Food Comas turns 1 year old today!  Exactly one year ago, I wrote my first ever blog post on Baby Lamb Chops with Cucumber-Mint Relish.  I didn’t really know what I was doing (regarding both cooking and blogging) but I went for it anyway.  At first, … Continue reading

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