BLOG | This Supper

My grandfather was a tremendous cook. From pies to roast turkeys, a meal wasn’t complete unless there were floured handprints on the cherry cabinets and bowls littering the granite countertops.

Balsamic & Honey Glaze

Every now and then I enjoy dressing up a dish with this simple glaze. This balsamic and honey reduction is both sweet and savory. I drizzle it over chicken dishes, salads, and even cheeses (think burrata). I love cooking with balsamic vinegar because it’s rich in flavor and inexpensive (you can however splurge on pricey…

BLOG | Have Yourself a Merry Little Brunch

The holidays are a hectic time. If you live in New York, they can be dizzying, and even maddening. Each year though, I vow to savor them, and not just admire those glittery strings of white lights in passing on my commute home from work. Even parties this time of year seem stressful, which is…

BLOG | How to Host a Harvest

“Don’t you just love New York in the fall?” The rhythm of the city settles back into its routine of the weekday grind. Restaurant tables once vacated during slow summer weekends resume their weekend brunch rituals, becoming cluttered with bloody marys and sparkling mimosas. Football games take over the TV screens at local bars, where loyal…

BLOG | The Party Prep I Do That No One Knows About

About once a month, I like to host Fieldhouse Kitchen open houses. Or, as I call them, open fieldhouses. It’s my way of still being able to entertain, regardless of how small my apartment is, or how limited my budget may be. Why an open house? Well if I had a party from say, 1–4pm, there…

BLOG | 5 Tips for Entertaining, Even in Small Spaces

It’s no secret: I love to entertain. I love everything from choosing a platter for serving snacks to crafting clever invitations. When a friend of mine contacted me for some cooking and entertaining advice. The conversation went more or less something like this: “Rebecca, I had some drinks last night*. And I think I told him**…

BLOG | 5 Tips for Easy Dinner Parties

One of my most favorite things to do is to make dinner for friends and family. I love hearing the commentary and conversation that develop when you set food on the table. And then there’s that perfect moment when the chairs are pushed in and everyone raises their glass to cheers one another. It signifies the…

BLOG | Summer Snacks

Wondering what to serve before any meal can be stressful. Do people like seafood? Are they allergic to nuts? Will they want chips with guacamole, or just chips and salsa? Or both? And what if it’s summer and it’s hot outside and people don’t want cooked appetizers? Relax. That’s a word I throw around a lot…