Mussels, Hard? A Myth Without LegsI have a friend who makes kimchi from scratch, can produce molecular-cuisine-inspired foams and gelées and has even deep-fried an entire Thanksgiving turkey on his petite patio. But steaming a pot of mussels? Now that intimidates him. That cooking mussels is a scary proposition is an all-too-common misconception.
In Williamsburg, Any Excuse to Eat PieWith the ripening of apples, pumpkins and the like, fall is pie-eating season, and should you find yourself in Brooklyn, a pleasant place to eat pie is the Blue Stove bakery, at 415 Graham Avenue, in the expansionary eastern regions of Williamsburg.