City Cooks

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

One way to economize in tough times is to cook at home and eat out less.’s Kate McDonough and “roving gastronome” Zora O’Neill offer tips for those just starting to use their ovens for cooking, instead of extra shoe storage. Plus: reactions to Gov. Paterson’s budget proposals; and will there be room in Washington for everyone planning to attend the inauguration?


Kate McDonough and Zora O’Neill

Question of The Day: The Budget and You

What feature of Gov. Paterson's proposed budget will affect you the most? Be specific! We've posted a link to the official budget overview below.

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Taking on the Budget

Governor Paterson laid out his state budget proposal yesterday. Kathryn Wylde, president and CEO of the Partnership for New York City, Robert Gangi, executive director of the Correctional Association of New York, Randi Weingarten, president of the United Federation of Teachers, Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working ...

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Anyone Can Cook

NYC food writers Kate McDonough, editor of, and Zora O'Neill, the Roving Gastronome share ideas for New Yorkers getting reacquainted with their kitchens. "Cooking on a Budget" at

Do you have a recipe to share for an economical meal at home? ...

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Charities Collapse Under Ponzi Scheme

Dennis Berman, deputy editor of the Money & Investing section of the Wall Street Journal, explains why the fallout of the Madoff Ponzi scheme will hit Jewish charities especially hard.

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Inauguration Prep

Washington Post Staff Writer David Nakamura and blogger and freelance journalist Kashmir Hill talk about how plans for the inaugural are shaping up and what New Yorkers who are traveling to the festivities should know.

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We are still interested in whether you were offended by the Saturday Night Live impression of Governor Paterson. Give us a call and comment below. We especially want to hear from our blind listeners. Plus, what about Obama's speechwriter, Jon Favreau, who now famously fondled a cardboard cut out of ...

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