Author Archives: Nona Brooklyn

Necessity, they say, is the mother of all invention. For many, the need to have new and better varieties of pork, sausage, terrines, and other fine meats is enough to inspire great innovation. The ancient ...

 

Nestled into a block on Smith Street between Douglass and Degraw—right at the heart of Carroll Gardens’ ever-growing pageant of restaurants and bars —Stinky Bklyn might be easy to miss with your eyes. But ...

 

By Rebecca Lando, Writer/Producer/Editor of Working Class Foodies By this point in the holiday season, minor desperation can start to set in. You know the feeling: you’ve got six more parties ...

 

By Anna Wolf, owner of Greenpoint’s My Friend’s Mustard I would have to say that my favorite snacks these days include two treats from Ovenly. Both their Spicy Bacon Caramel Corn made ...

 

By Liz Gutman of Liddabit Sweets Here are my favorite holiday sweets! All but See’s are locally made; I believe all but Robicelli’s ship countrywide. 1. Fine + Raw – It’...

 

by Scott Bridi of Brooklyn Cured The smoked ham at Eagle Provisions in the South Slope would make a great centerpiece for a holiday meal. You can buy one cooked and ready to go with ...

 

Photo by Stefano Giovannini for The Brooklyn Paper By Matt Barclay of Bierkraft Here are my picks for some great winter and holiday beers. There’s a new beer from a new brewer who doesn’...

 

By Danielle Cefaro of Brooklyn Homebrew Anchor, 2010 Christmas Ale: Every year Anchor releases a new version of their Christmas Ale. This happens to be their thirty-sixth release! Many people have taken a liking to ...

 

By Elana Effrat of Dry Dock Wine + Spirits Christmas Holiday Wines and Such Coturri 2009 Rose This is the rose that changes people’s minds about drinking the pink stuff. It’s a ...

 

By Matt Dawson, owner of Henry Public I’m all about Eggnog at Christmastime. Here’s the recipe we use at Henry Public: 1 ounce brandy 1 ounce amber rum dash allspice dram ...

 

By Caroline Mak and Antonio Ramos of Brooklyn Soda Works While these aren’t exactly eggnog in terms of classic holiday drinks, we definitely enjoy them during the winter season! 1. Macchiato at Abraç...

 

By Harry Rosenblum, co-owner of The Brooklyn Kitchen Here are my gift suggestions for the cook on your list: 1. French Copper Bowl for Kitchenaid Mixer, comes in all sizes This beautiful unlined copper bowl ...

 

By Jacque Lynn Schiller It only took a few thousand years, but mead, sometimes known as ‘drink of the gods” has finally come ashore in our fair land under the name Brooklyn Buzz. Produced by ...

 

We don’t hide the fact that we’re big fans of Matthew Tilden’s SCRATCHbread project. Matthew is a talented and passionate baker with a unstoppable drive to bring kickass breads to the ...

 

Max Fischer, the main character in Wes Anderson’s Rushmore, was a boy genius who couldn’t resist diving headlong into any good project that sprang from his wildly creative mind. Imagine a grown-up Max ...