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  • Plated or Poured: Holiday Edition

    In the spirit of giving, we are giving you the tools to do right by the long abused battered and under appreciated Thanksgiving side dish: Cranberry Sauce.  For too long, American’s have substitued this simple do-it-yourself recipe for it’s canned, inferior, and frankly disgusting cousin. We at PULLEDTOGETHER say no more and never again!  We […]

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  • Dining Out: Fine French Fare at Dominique Bistro

    Soft jazz bellowed from the record player by the bar. From Bennett to Winehouse, some Hendrix in between, an afternoon in the East Village could hardly be better spent then at the quaint corner of Christopher and Gay, a table for two away from the hustle and bustle on 7th avenue not too far away. […]

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  • Plated or Poured: French Toast

    FACT: French Toast is only as good as the bread you use. My go to bread has always been a French Brioche Loaf. Trust me when I say the bread is game changer! Usually available at your local french bakery, it’s a rich buttery bread perfect for absorbing the custard mix. I’ll put it to […]

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  • Plated or Poured: Watermelon Mojito

    Spring and Summer will never be the same– courtesy of a Watermelon Mojito. Describing this drink as pure freshness wouldn’t do it justice. Justice would be you having to fly to Havana, drive to the iconic National Hotel, head out back, find a seat overlooking the Malecon, and sip away on this updated version of […]

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  • Plated or Poured: Mojitos in Old Havana

    I am pretty sure I drank 7 – 10 Mojitos each day we were in Havana. Prepared with a artisans touch, you could taste the style, culture and energy each time you drank one. Obviously, I couldn’t drink enough! I was so intrigued by the ubiquitous drink I thought it would be cool to learn […]

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  • Plated or Poured: Ropa Vieja

    During the winter months savory one pot cooking is what I live for. So when Thierry of Genteel Flair saw my images from my trip to Cuba and suggested we cook something themed, Ropa Vieja was a-no-brainer. Braised shredded beef stew aka Ropa Vieja is a Cuban classic perfect for a lazy day. I typically […]