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What is a Ramp? / Ramp Pesto Recipe by The Marshal NYC (Video)

Ah, ramps. So delicious and yet so fleeting (maybe part of the reason we love them so much?). This springtime wild onion with a strong garlic-like aroma is used by […]

Beef in Rags Recipe by The Marshal NYC (Video)

Beef in rags, aka “lomo al trapo”, is a Columbian dish that is a bit, well, unconventional. You take a beef tenderloin, rub it in spices and salt, wrap it […]

How to Make Candied Bacon

Let’s talk bacon! Candied bacon is bad ass as a bloody Mary garnish or just a great snack to eat. You will love this easy recipe and serve this as […]

What is the Creaming Method? (Video)

This method is one you need to master in baking. It is used for cookies, cakes and so many baked goods. This is an essential method that once mastered you […]

How to Make a Blood Orange Ginger Margarita (Video)

This drink is killer! Not only does it taste amazing, it will get you drunk and it also looks gorgeous. You will be the life of the party when you […]

How to Steam Broccoli (Video)

Soggy broccoli is pretty darn gross. It’s no wonder people don’t like the little green trees. If you have them properly steamed, where they have a slight crunch to them, […]

Apropos @ Allswell

Not that there is anything thing wrong with a simple glass of bubbles, but when you are in the mood to switch it up, Allswell, the rustic Brooklyn eatery, has […]

Rye Stirred @ Bar Below Rye

Rye whiskey is not new, however it does happen to be the new rage. All the more reason to stop by the popular Williamsburg restaurant, Rye, then walk downstairs to […]

Baby, You’re Driving @ Extra Fancy

The pure fun that you will have at Extra Fancy, in Williamsburg, will only be enhanced by their well named cocktails. Luckily, in New York, we have taxi’s and trains, […]

North Eleventh Social Club @ The Gibson

Are you not ready for a straight up whiskey? Or do you just want to try a whiskey cocktail that is NOT a Manhattan or an Old Fashion? The Gibson, […]

Sangre Del Toro @ Allswell

If you translate Sangre Del Toro literally, it means bull’s blood. So don’t take us literally. Instead, take it from Allswell, the Williamsburg go-to for yummy food and drinks, and […]

Our Favorite Williamsburg Bars (Video)

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere and let’s be honest, you can no longer avoid Williamsburg. If you are already a Brooklynite, put your shoes on and bring your thirst. For you […]

Bourbon Mint Sweet Tea @ Skinny Dennis

When you think of southern sweet tea, you may imagine a precious southern belle sipping from a glass on her porch. Leave it to Brooklyn to dirty it up. (In […]

50 Fathoms @ The Shanty

If you don’t have time to waste, we recommend going straight for the navy strength gin -114 proof- no joke. Look no further than The Shanty, where they make their […]

How to Make Egg Salad (Video)

Just because egg salad smells like farts doesn’t mean you shouldn’t make it. A great egg salad is an awesome snack you can stab with a fork or even slather […]

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken Wing (w/ Chef Michele Ragussis) (Video)

I think most of us think of chicken wings as the flat and the drumstick we always end up getting covered in buffalo sauce at any sports bar, but not […]

Mango Pineapple Salsa Recipe (w/ Chef Michele Ragussis) (Video)

We have another great recipe from Chef Michele Ragussis (you might remember her on Next Food Network Star, Chopped, and other Food Network shows). This one is for the seafood […]

Peach Habanero BBQ Sauce Recipe (w/ Michele Ragussis) (Video)

Look who we ran into down in South Florida, Chef Michele Ragussis. This time she has a great peach habanero BBQ sauce recipe for us, and thankfully, it’s super easy […]

How to Caramelize Onions (w/ Chef Michele Ragussis) (Video)

Chef Michele Ragussis was kind enough to share her technique for caramelizing onions. Low and slow is the motto for this. Throwing them in over a higher heat will get […]

How to Make Basil Pesto (Video)

This is a classic pesto with a little ForknPlate twist. It is such an easy pesto to make and it will inspire you to make all different types of pesto. […]

How to Make Simple Syrup (Video)

Making simple syrup is exactly just that, simple. This is a wonderful way to sweeten cocktails or even your coffee in the morning. The wonderful thing about using simple syrup […]

How to Make Chocolate Sauce (Video)

Chocolate sauce is made a variety of ways, but we have a really easy and delicious recipe for you to follow and you will want to eat this with a […]

How to Make Tartar Sauce (Video)

Tartar sauce is so delish! This is a fool-proof recipe you will love! It has amazing flavor and you don’t need a food processor. All you have to do is […]

How to Make Caramel (Video)

This is an amazing caramel sauce you can put on ice cream, apples, brownies and basically anything you want. You don’t need a candy thermometer to successfully do this recipe. […]