Hickory Smoked Pork Tenderloin

We asked the building management if we could please, please, please set up a Big Green Egg on the roof of our building.  The answer was polite (we love our building and management!) but firm.  Nope.  No dice.  It’s in the lease.  But we have a lovely electric grill on the roof. And we totally…

BBQ and the NYPL

We’re librarians by day.  True story.  And just to dispel a few quick misconceptions, there’s nothing meek, mild, or bookish about us.  We are meat-eating, beer and bourbon-drinking, loud-laughing librarians.  We’re the kind of librarians who want people to come into the library, bring their intellectual curiosity, make some noise, find something amazing, and go…

Spicy Wings Are Beautiful Things

New York City has a stunning sunset.  We love being on the Queens side of the East River because we get the gift of watching the sun set behind the Manhattan skyline.  There aren’t too many things that can improve on an NYC sunset–but perfect chicken wings in the foreground definitely make the list (priorities!)….