Monthly Archives: March 2011

Old Dogs, New Tricks: Programming

Over the years I’ve gained a pretty decent handle on html and css.  I’m not going to win any programming races, but I can put a website together.  For Armbrusting.com, I’ve used this limited knowledge to create a child theme for Thematic.  I’ll be updated this site as I learn more about WordPress, but its […]

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Bacon: French Toast

Bacon French Toast!  Well, maybe not specifically bacon, but pancetta. On Saturdays the local butcher/deli, Lorimer Market, sells fresh loaves of Pancetta Bread (supposedly baked once a week by the butcher’s mother). This bread is absolutely delicious.  Almost immediately after tasting it for the first time I knew I wanted to turn it into french […]

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Goals: Grub Street’s 101 Best Sandwiches in New York

February 26th was one of the first truly beautiful spring days of 2011. I was making my way around the city running errands when my morning coffee wore off. I realized I hadn’t eaten all day and was starving. I had recently been talking about the article Grub Street posted last year listing the 101 […]

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#10: Porchetta Sandwich, Porchetta

Part of my Series on Grub Street’s 101 Best Sandwiches in New York. Beautiful spring afternoon, hungry, and roaming around the East Village… sounds like the perfect time for a pork sandwich. Running into Porchetta on Saturday afternoon can be tricky; the place is often busy. When we arrived there was no line and two open stools, when we left […]

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