Posts in "Spotlight On"
As some of you know, mor.sl was founded with social responsibility in mind. Thanks to a tradition in my family, whereby a portion of every first investment or paycheck (and each thereafter) is contributed to charity, we decided to invest a percentage of our founders' money towards a cause we believed in.
- Spotlight On, mor.sl Newsletter
With fall sports season in full swing and a bumper crop of anaheim chiles in the garden, home made "jalapeno poppers" have been on our grill quite a bit. I don't think anaheims are technically jalapenos, but they are green, peppery and fillable, so go with me here.
- Uncategorized, Spotlight On, Recipes, Seasonal, jalapeno poppers; cheese; apps
I don't have too many vices: I don't smoke, I hardly even drink anymore (not happy about that one); I don't even drink coffee (also unhappy about that one)! I may not eat as healthily as some (I definitely enjoy my fair share of mac and cheese and pizza.
- Spotlight On, Kitchen Hacks, Recipes, Change Happens One Day At A Time, Health is Wealth
If you were not unplugged on a summer getaway, it was hard to miss the news a few weeks back that Nora Ephron had passed away. I, sheepishly, was not all that familiar with Nora and her work, but as I read her list of things she wouldn't miss (dry skin, email) and what she would (waffles, the concept of waffles), I decided to top off my summer reading list with her books.
- Spotlight On, Cooking 101, Recipes, salad; vinaigrette
48 hours in NYC. You can imagine my belly's joy! On this trip, I made a beeline for Mario Batali's Eataly, a food hall dedicated to all things eeeeeetalian. Every corner of the hall revealed another culinary haven, from a prosciutto and cheese plaza, to a gelato station, a pasta production facility, a rotisserie station and a fish monger overseeing acres of branzini.
- Product Reviews, Spotlight On
So, remember when I said I was trying to shift towards the Hunter, Gatherer's way of eating? I really meant it. It's a slow transition and it's very imperfect, but at the very least I'm consciously buying leafy greens, sulfur-rich veggies, and bright colored produce when I'm at the supermarket.
- Spotlight On, Cooking 101, Recipes, Change Happens One Day At A Time, Health is Wealth, When Life Hands You...
Editor's Note: Today’s post is contributed by guest blogger, Jon, self-proclaimed "expert in delicious" and former Chef de Cuisine at Market Restaurant and Bar. While Jon is trained in the French style of cooking, and his roots, heart and kitchen bleed Italian, he is also well-versed in North American and Mediterranean flavors.
- Spotlight On, Recipes, Change Happens One Day At A Time, Meatless Monday, This Week's Challenge
You know the neighborhood is a-changing when a $8/pop juice shop moves in. This self-admited yuppie couldn't be happier. I've popped in to bask in the glory of the propietors' glowy skin and to indulge in concoctions such as carrot coconut lime that purports to be "fat flushing, virus fighting and body strengthening".
- Spotlight On, Beverages
Lizzy, my grill and pizza guru, taught me my latest and greatest trick: grilled middle eastern flat bread. I never thought to try grilling dough, but oddly, it works. If you have a gas grill, I cannot recommend this kitchen hack highly enough.
- Spotlight On, Tip of the Week, Kitchen Hacks, Cooking 101, Ethnic Cuisine