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Ladies who brunch

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On a recent weekend, my fabulous girlfriends and I got together at my friend Sofya’s for a homemade brunch. I wasn’t originally planning to write about it but I really wanted to share these photos and hoped these easy brunch recipes would inspire you to have brunch gatherings of your own. Good food and day… 

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Grilled lemon garlic asparagus

Spring is a time for wearing less layers, getting reacquainted with the outdoors, and regaining an overall sense of hope and positivity. It’s also the time when we start craving lighter, fresher, crisper foods and simple flavors, and it doesn’t get any simpler than an earthy green vegetable cooked quickly with some lemon and garlic…. 

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Friday Finds

1. After years of eating overly sweetened and chemically enhanced protein and granola bars, I finally decided to give Larabar a try. I bought a box of the peanut butter cookie bars, which are made with only three ingredients: dates, peanuts and sea salt. Score! The box cost about $5.50 at Target for five bars…. 

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Hill Country Chicken

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – New York City has the best fast food. Indian doughnuts, Korean rice balls and specialty hot dogs for stoners, we have it all! Here, you can eat exceptionally well for ten dollars or less, whereas in other American cities, you’d probably have to resort to… 

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The best brownies ever

This post has been updated from its original March 28, 2011 version.  My friend Sofya hosted a girls’ brunch at her house this weekend and naturally, I embraced the role of head chef for the day. For dessert, I wanted to make something that everyone would be sure to love and that I could make… 

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Friday Finds

Woo hoo! Friday Finds is back. #yay   1. Williamsburg is now home to a giant five-floor Urban Outfitters store/bar/restaurant complex. Sounds like a Herald Square Macy’s for the millennial boho-chic crowd, no? Anyone been there yet? 2. The Brooklyn IKEA is apparently hosting brunch on Easter.  The menu isn’t available but advance tickets can be… 

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Best hangover remedies: What to eat the morning after

So last night you were all… But this morning, you’re like… Yup. The results are in: You had a little too much fun last night and now you’re hungover. Symptoms include but are not limited to: a pounding headache, nausea, sensitivity to light, fatigue, a general ickiness, regret and self-hatred. You’re also probably wondering why,… 

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