The hungry hordes ate all the entries.
Federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that stolen Wedgewood china looted from one of Saddam Hussein's palaces had been turned over to Iraqi diplomats. The news hits close to home for an arts group in New York since the plates were used as part of an art exhibit that started with an interest in dates and dinner plates.
Gingerbread men, Greek kourabiedes, Hanukkah jelly donuts, frosted sugar cookies and Italian torrone messinesi nougat candy are just some of the sweet foods eaten during the holiday season. What's your favorite holiday cookie, cake or candy? Let us know here and check out our slideshow of holiday cookies and sweets made in New York City kitchens.
In this Food in Two Worlds podcast, Von Diaz reports on how Chef Zarela Martinez brought sophisticated Mexican cuisine to New York. Also, Mariana Suarez, of Gourmet Latino, weighs in on the challenges facing today's Latino chefs. Listen to the podcast here and try Martinez's recipe for Chiles en Nogada.
My fellow Americans, I kept my campaign promise: I baked Pumpkin Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting using a recipe the White House press office recently stuffed into our Inboxes. Should I become your White House pastry chef, I will bring you less frosting on your country's annual Christmas bundt cake!
Did you know that the White House selects a "theme" every Christmas for its holiday decor?
I didn't either, until I got a hold of the press release announcing it. This year it's "Shine, Give, Share." I'm guessing that the recipe for Pumpkin Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting included in a press release the White House sent out Wednesday (and found below) was part of the "sharing" initiative.
What's your Thanksgiving appetizer, main, side, pie and beverage of choice? Let us know by taking our quiz.
If wine is not your thing at Thanksgiving, watch our video of how to make a batch of festive Cornucopia Punch from mixologist Eben Freeman.
There always seems to be a new vendor or two at Brooklyn's DeKalb Avenue Market, and yesterday, I discovered Mayhem & Stout, and their slow-cooked beef, pork and chicken sandwiches.
About 100,000 canned goods — stacked in the shape of shoes, candles and even the Brooklyn Bridge — are on display at the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan for one last weekend as part of a design and build competition to bring attention to world hunger.
It pains me to say this, but WNYC business editor Charlie Herman took the prize for best pie in this year's pie throwdown.
For another year, the crown of pastry greatness has eluded me. What will it take, judges? WHAT WILL IT TAKE?
A Crack Pie made by WNYC Business Editor Charlie Herman won the 2011 WNYC Pie-Off. Second place went to WQXR's Will Jameson for his Streusel "Irish" Apple Pie, and third place went to Tracie Hunt, a local producer for The Takeaway, for her Salted Caramel Apple Pie.
The annual WNYC staff Pie Throwdown is today and I've got my pie cutter -- and elbows -- sharpened. Yes, I'll say it: "I WANT TO WIN."
The creator of the vegan, gluten-free energy Bum Bar seeks a bigger foothold in a crowded field.
I'm not a big soup fan, but I changed my mind after I made some mind-numbingly awesome roasted beet soup.
I'm still on the hunt for the perfect burger. Got any recommendations?
Every place has its food institutions, its "bests" (best pizza, best tacos, best cheesecake, best chicken feet). What are your food institutions? Tell us where you like to shop, and why ... especially if it's in Cleveland.
The blocks around the Roosevelt Avenue subway stop in Jackson Heights, Queens offer a culinary tour of South Asia. Listen to a recent trip Food in Two Worlds took with some of the people behind the neighborhood's booming food scene.
Every night at Zuccotti Park, dinner is served around 7 P.M. What protesters may not realize is that their meals are made from fresh, organic produce donated by a dozen or so small farms located throughout the Northeast. Watch a video of how OWS meals are made here.