brussel sprouts


How to Roast the Perfect Brussel Sprouts

By Christopher Stewart | May 5, 2013

roasted, brussel sprouts, vegetables

Photo: Jing

Working in a restaurant kitchen, the food comes out perfect all the time. Whether it was roasted or sautéed to a lovely golden brown, it seemed like nothing could go wrong. Cooking at home is weirdly and totally a different story. Cooking in my home kitchen never seems to compare to cooking in a restaurant kitchen. My food does everything but what it’s supposed to do at home, and I hate it. Simple things like preparing vegetables, such as brussel sprouts, get different results in different kitchens. Do you roast them? Sauté them? Or blanch them and then roast them? We have the best tips for you to get restaurant-perfect brussel sprouts in your home. Read More


Maysles Institute Benefit Dinner at Marcus’s House

By Jeannette Park | November 15, 2012

Maysles Benefit Dinner

Albert Maysles and Iris Apfel share secrets over dinner. (Photo: Jeannette Park)

For those in attendance at the Maysles Institute benefit dinner, the mood was festive. The crowd included the entire Maysles clan (except Auralice who had just flown in from India), Kate and Andy Spade, the incomparable Iris Apfel awash in rich fall reds and yellows donning a flame red orange mohair bag, and an intimate handful of the institute’s top donors and benefactors. Read More


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