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Summer is Coming: 7 Tips for Eating Outside

Summer is Coming: 7 Tips for Eating Outside

We at Gramercy Kitchen Co. are counting the days leading up to summer - it’s so close. And while the rest of the country suffered through an unusually long and snowy winter, all that seems a distant memory now that later sunsets, day trips, fireworks and outdoor BBQs are almost upon us. We also love the experience of eating outside in the summer - whether we’re grilling out or picnicking,...
Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bacon Wrapped Dates

If you're looking for the perfect appetizer to wow your guests we highly recommend giving this easy recipe a try. Bacon wrapped dates are perfectly sweet and salty and we promise your guests will love them. Plus, there are very few ingredients and you can whip these up super fast. The Ingredients1 package of bacon, strips cut into thirds1 12 oz package of pitted dates 1 6 oz package of...
It’s the Intention that Counts, Right? #SundayDinnerChallengeFail

It’s the Intention that Counts, Right? #SundayDinnerChallengeFail

This post is, well... real. It doesn’t always go as planned and the happy picture in our head doesn’t always match reality. I’ll speak for our family. We have a little toddler. People joke that our 3.5-year-old is only stops when she’s asleep. I laugh knowingly and then cry on the inside a little bit. Because they’re absolutely right. She’s one of those toddlers. When she isn’t asleep she is...
How Mealtime Fills a Biological Need

How Mealtime Fills a Biological Need

What does human connection do? The word isn’t totally definable and it’s hard to quantify the benefits that come to us when this is present. In psychology circles, attachment theory holds a special place in the world of human development. Basically attachment theory is the idea that humans need attachments to emotionally intimate others - whether it’s an adult caregiver when a child is small or as adults in other...
The Gift of Being Present

The Gift of Being Present

Our screens drive us. In the 10-12 years since the world has begun experiencing the hyper-connectivity made possible by our devices, our attention has shifted in ways we don’t totally know how to control. Ten years ago, people didn’t watch their phones through dinner. They didn’t sit in a room full of loved ones swiping left right and up. We don’t always know how to manage ourselves and our screens and...