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everyday cookie day

Those of us who take the time to celebrate the most delicious things in life appreciate the approach of December 4th: It’s the day we observe National Cookie Day!

merry may day

making a fresh flower wreathto wear as a spring crown
For some, the idea of throwing a spring-themed party prompts the distress call, "Mayday, Mayday, Mayday!"

apple fools day

"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."
– William Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act 5, Scene 1

ding, dong, dyngus day

Happy Wet Monday! Roll out that barrel of Zyviec, set out plates of leftover Easter fare, put some polkas on the turntable, and let the drenching begin!

an egg and the green goddess

The mystical powers held by the vernal equinox are upon us. Let us gather some of the usual springtime myths and put them in the limelight.

in the st. paddy's day pink

Wild Irish Rose cocktail from The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual.
Saint Patrick's Day is fast approaching. And as in the case of most cataclysmic social events, the time is nigh to draft a civilized drinking plan.

a new york state of brunch

Late Saturday morning, a craving for an unspecified something sweet and fabulous, but too lazy to deal with the NYC brunch crowd. What’s a girl to do?

leap day leap of faith

Today is National Leap Day, a day that exists for purely astronomical reasons.

oh, the rangoons!


February 14 is fast approaching, and throughout America, committed couples, harried parents and singles alike are cursing this day of romance.

rose-tinted glasses

The days are getting longer, the groundhog has emerged without a winter care, and visions of fresh berries, spring peas, and tender leafy greens dance in our heads.

chilly outside, chili inside

Vegetarian...nope, scratch that, VEGAN chili? Them's fightin’ words in some parts!

#BushsChiliCookOff and the daily meal

The temperature in the NYC area has finally dropped to a reasonable winter level, so thoughts naturally turn to cozy-comfy indoor pursuits.

happy sweet 2016

Now that the holiday rush is over, it's finally time to bake some cookies and relax!