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It’s Time: Nosh & Tell + SOS

For our LAUNCH PARTY! That’s right, tonight is the night. Meaning today is the LAST DAY to get your raffle tickets! Yes, donations will only be taken until 11:59 PM EST tonight via Paypal. If you happen to be attending the launch party then we will take your donations all night, so more like 3 AM tomorrow. But if you’re entering via proxy, you’ve got about twelve hours left. Click the Paypal donate button at the top right of this page! Go on, do it! Just a reminder of our AWESOME giveaways benefiting Share Our Strength – Le Creuset Grill Pan Skillet and Panini Press set in Flame – Beauty products such as perfume by Gwen Stefani, makeup by Tarte and Stila, and Polo cologne for men – Giftcards to Dean & Deluca and Urban Outfitters – Prizes from POM Wonderful – Custom aprons and dishtowels from Fabrications2b – Craque candy! Big bag and special Halloween edition being given away – Cutco Entertainer Pak – Sugar Rush package of baked goods from Whitney of Nosh …

4 Layer Cookie Bars & Launch Party Giveaways

This is a double whammy post: one part delicious baked good, one part charity/prizes/really that kid wasn’t in the balloon?/we’re really freakin’ excited for our launch party! Alright Four Layer Cookie Bars were fabulous, it’s four cookies in one so they are what you might expect: rich, sweet, and yummy. I made them for our tailgate breakfast when I went home to Nashville this weekend for the UGA vs Vandy game. My lovely friend Katie was nice enough to have us all over to eat and hang out before we headed down to the game. Ah, living the normal school life for a weekend, two things that NYU lacks: football and day drinking. Here’s the recipe, you should all make them because they are to die for good. Yes since they are four layers its quadroople the calories, but hey, the holidays are coming, might as well start now. OKAY on to the more important stuff. We recently launched our new website (like a week ago) and we love any excuse for a party. That’s …

100th Blog Post Celebration: a dinner party & giveaway!

Well here we are..100 posts later, lots of food consumed, money well spent, and pretty full of food and happiness. When we realized we were nearing our 100th post milestone we contemplated the ways to celebrate. It only seemed fitting that we host a dinner party since what we do on this blog is cook, eat, and talk. Plus we love a good party! So it was decided: a dinner party for the dearest friends of Nosh & Tell. The menu? Eggplant, Squash, Tomato and Pesto Tarts; Chopped Salad; Julia Child’s Bouef Bourguignon (Kosher style); Mashed Potatoes; and then Fruit Pizza for dessert. Perfect. Aside from four sink fulls of dishes, the dinner party went off without a hitch. We had an incredible meal, great company, and lots of wine! The only thing we could have used was a massive air conditioner, remember it gets hot when you’ve got the oven on in the summer y’all! So here’s the run down of the meal. We, of course, had a cheese and cracker plate (Whit’s fave) …

A Nosh and Tell Review of Studio Square Beer Garden in Astoria

In New York, there are several things you can do on a weekend with lovely weather. You can lay around and get your tan on in Central Park, stand in line at Shake Shack for a juicy burger, walk along the Hudson, jump in the fountain at Washington Square park, or even mooch off a friend and take advantage of their roof-deck. But what happens when you’ve done all that? What do you do? Where do you go? The answer is to Astoria. To the Studio Square Beer Garden to be exact! So the next time you have a free couple of hours and the weather is warm and sunny, jump on the NRW from Union Square and take the 40 minute subway ride to Astoria. Once you’re there, you will come across a truly magical site; you will see masses of people sitting on picnic benches, holding cups chock full of beer, swaying to the bumping music and just enjoying life. Have you ever seen an outdoor space this big? Ever? We sure haven’t. …

A Review of the Khaya Cookie Company

Hey guys. Today we’re doing a joint review about some cookies that were actually sent to us! Aside from our excitement of being sent something to review for free, we also are very inspired by the story of these cookies and can’t wait to share them with you.  The Khaya Cookie Company uses all natural, local ingredients from South Africa. Their mission is to help create jobs for people who would otherwise be unemployed while creating something delicious that represents the beauty of their home. All of the cookies are hand-crafted in small batches to ensure their wholesome taste. Khaya Cookie Company is also having a contest called “Quest for Cape Town” so with every box of cookies that you order you can enter to win a trip to South Africa. If that isn’t impressive enough, The Khaya Cookie Company actually won the Food Network’s very prestigious award of “Edible Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2007.  This is the beautiful packaging for the cookies. Remember, these are hand packaged and not packaged by machines like …

Weekend Tea Party

This weekend we decided to do a joint post involving Whitney’s baked goods and Ariel’s tea! The tea party turned out to be a huge success as we munched on petits fours and sipped on some Teavana tea. This petit afternoon snack is perfect to take outside and enjoy in this beautiful spring weather. NYC foodies, keep your fingers crossed it stays warm!Even though it’s warm out it doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily time to switch over to that overpriced Starbucks iced passion fruit nonsense! Instead choose a tea that is a little more lightweight in body, such as Teavana’s Azteca Fire Tea. Check it out at Teavana’s Website.  Take about one teaspoon of this strawberry and chocolate infused tea, put it in your teapot, steep for 2-3 minutes and then enjoy! Your friends will think you’re drinking some sort of chocolate, strawberry frappacino concoction; little to they know that every sip is zero calories and naturally, deliciously sweet. I would suggest pairing this with a light afternoon snack- perhaps some fruit or even some of …