12/29/18 O&A NYC BRING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH STYLE: The Classic Bellini

The Bellini originating in Venice, Italy, the Bellini is a deliciously refreshing cocktail made with fresh white peach purée and chilled Prosecco. Continue reading

12/28/18 O&A NYC FOOD/HOLIDAY BRUNCH: Shrimp And Goat Cheese Tarts

Shrimp and Goat Cheese Tarts! An elegant and delicious appetizer for any party. Puff pastry rounds topped with tomatoes, feta, and tomatoes. Simple yet so delicious! Continue reading

12/27/18 O&A NYC BRING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH STYLE: The French Martini

 A French Martini Cocktail is a delicious combination of fresh pineapple juice, Vodka, and Chambord liqueur. Continue reading

12/26/18 O&A NYC BRING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH STYLE: Champagne Jelly Flutes

The secret to keeping the floating bubbles in these champagne jellies is making sure your liquids are very cold, and cooling the mixture quickly so that the gelatin sets before the bubbles dissolve. Inserting the raspberry creates more bubbles, as the trapped gasses move around before the jellies are fully set. The result is a dramatic and festive sparkling treat best scooped with a spoon. … Continue reading

12/26/18 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Ratchet Of The Bells

Ratchet of the Bells is a parody of Carol of the Bells for the sketch comedy series Queen of the Ratchet. Written and directed by Joshua Gilyard, featuring Gilyard, Raaelle Miggiano and Alexa Rachelle. Continue reading

12/26/18 O&A NYC FOOD/HOLIDAY BRUNCH IDEAS: Fried Chicken and Waffle Sandwich Bites

Fried Chicken and Waffle Sandwich Bites contains bite-size bacon, beer and bourbon…how could chicken ‘n waffles get any better? Continue reading

12/25/18 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: John Legend – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

John Legend and featured artist Esperanza Spalding hang their version of Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas atop Billboard‘s Adult Contemporary chart (dated Dec. 8), soaring from No. 6 to No. 1. Continue reading

12/25/18 O&A NYC MERRY CHRISTMAS !!!!: A Smith Family Christmas

In Will Smith’s latest Instagram video, the Aladdin star praises wife Jada Pinkett Smith for buying “every light Costco had” and filling the family living room with holiday cheer. He then took it upon himself to spread that cheer — by force if necessary — to every member of the family. It’s the Christmas season and Smith isn’t going to take “Bah, humbug” for an answer. Continue reading

12/24/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Dr. Suess’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a children’s story by Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel written in rhymed verse with illustrations by the author. In 1957 the book was published by Random House, and it also appeared in an issue of Redbook Magazine. The story criticizes the commercialization of Christmas. The 26-minute short directed by cartoon legend Chuck Jones and narrated by Boris Karloff was originally telecast on CBS on December 18, 1966.

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