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Emily Sarah Downs

Cuisine Coordinator, Tips From Town, Ridgewood, NJ

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Raspberry Razzle Dazzle

Here’s a sexy cocktail and a sure-fire win with your honey or with your closet gal pals.  Champagne, vodka and raspberries.  Yummy. Serves 6 INGREDIENTS: 6 tbsp raspberry vodka 1 bottle chilled Brut Champagne or sparkling wine 6 fresh or frozen raspberries DIRECTIONS: Pour 1 tablespoon of vodka into each Champagne flute.  Swirl glasses to coat with […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Pancetta & Balsamic Glaze

Think you’re not a fan of brussel sprouts?  Think again.  Prepared with pancetta (or bacon) and roasted with balsamic vinegar will undoubtedly change your mind.  Still not buying it?  How about a little fresh thyme thrown in?   Now we’re talking! Need more recipes? Check these out. SIZE: 8-10 servings INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 lbs […]

The Best Bloody Mary Recipe

Whether it’s Saturday or Sunday morning and you were out late the night before thinking you could re-live your 20?s, think again.   Most likely you will need to straighten yourself out and get a grip that you are indeed not 25.  This recipe along with a few aspirins, may help you get there.  OR whip […]

What’s for Thanksgiving Dinner?

Get your bellies emptied out so you can fill them back up on Thanksgiving. Here are our staffs’ favorite recipes. Let’s Start with a Cocktail: Here are 10 of our Favorite Festive Cocktails. Or would you prefer a glass of wine… T H E  B I R D Easy & Healthy Lemon Garlic Roast Turkey w/White Wine […]

Hearty Oktoberfest Lager & Sausage Stew

Fall = Oktoberfest. Feeling in need of some festive German-inspired food I surfed the web and found this recipe on The Cozy Apron website. Relatively simple to make yet serving up complex flavor. SIZE: 4 servings INGREDIENTS:  1 tbsp olive oil 1 (14 oz) package beef smoked sausage, cut into bite-size slices 1 1/2 onion, sliced into thin […]

Crumbly Apple Pie Bars

What do you get when you layer buttery shortbread, luscious apple filling and nutty-streusel topping onto a cookie sheet? A sweet dessert that is out-of-this-world!

Oktoberfest Potato Skinz

How about all of your favorite Oktoberfest food neatly packed into a tiny potato bowl? Filled to the max with Bratwurst, caramelized onions, cheese and sauerkraut (and a little bit of lager, of course!)  Perfect party food found on the cozy...

Potato Latkes with Apple & Sour Cream

The combo of shredded potatoes and sweet green apple blends to the perfect dish for Hanukkah! SIZE: serves 4 INGREDIENTS:  2 peeled baking potatoes, grated 1 peeled green apple, grated 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill 3 tbsp flour Salt & pepper Canola oil DIRECTIONS:  In a bowl, mix grated potatoes and apple together; squeeze dry. Add chopped dill and flour; season […]

Cheesy Burgers w/Soy-Spiked Ketchup

Jamie Bissonnette suggests jazzing up a ketchup topping along with adding a few extra ingredients into the meat to form these beef patties. Easy, fast and extra tasty.

Roasted Tomato & Goat Cheese Quiche

This quiche is best the day it’s baked, but still tasty the day after. Takes a bit of time to prepare but I found it worthy enough and delicious enough to pass onto our Tips fans. Perfect for brunch, lunch or light dinner along with a mixed...

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