This Needs Hot Sauce

Abigail Koffler
A newsletter and community by Abigail Koffler about cooking, dining out, and making the most of it.
Created 15 May 2018
  • So happy it's Thursday
    14 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 1
    Do you have a favorite day of the week? Saturday is an obvious one (and it’s probably my second favorite) but I’ve long held a torch for Thursday. Why? It started in college, when the arts and culture...
  • A lid for every container
    11 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Are the leaves changing yet where you are? We’re headed to the Berskshires for Oset’s wedding and I’m hoping to do some peeping. In the thick of an apartment hunt (send your best thoughts), I have bee...
  • The Pumpkin Bread My Family Has Made for Over 20 Years
    07 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 3
    This pumpkin bread started as a gift (the recipe was passed on from a long ago neighbor) and now is our family's go to gift. My mom met Corinne, the recipe's originator, when I was a baby (Corinne als...
  • Have you made the Emily Mariko rice bowl?
    04 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Hello and happy Monday! I’m extremely jet lagged after getting home late last night. I spent most of last week in Long Beach celebrating my cousin Kaitlin’s wedding. It was so special to be all togeth...
  • Travel Tips and A Beer Lover's Guide to NYC
    30 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    If you’re reading this, I’m in California celebrating my cousin Kaitlin’s wedding! She’s the first of my generation to get married and I’m so excited to celebrate with everyone. I know so many people ...
  • A moment for the bagel
    27 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Last week, a big dream of mine came true. I got to work with Red Clay Hot Sauce for a partnership on Instagram (Red Clay makes my favorite hot honey as well as some delicious hot sauces) and they gave...
  • Fall Books and the Power of a Preorder
    23 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Happy Fall! I did a poll on Instagram yesterday and fall was the most popular favorite season, beating my favorite, summer. I do like fall, I just dread winter and that can stain the season, which isn...
  • Back to School
    20 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    It’ s a gorgeous Monday, with weather in the 70s and bright blue skies. I’m entering a busy season of life, with the return of in person school (I teach part time), upcoming weddings, and a move. My f...
  • Where to meet a friend for drinks
    17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Welcome back to the subscriber edition of This Needs Hot Sauce. You’re getting this today because yesterday was Yom Kippur and I fasted and took the day off from secular work. Last night’s bagel was s...
  • Always in the Mood for Pasta
    13 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 4 0
    Hi friends, It’s somehow mid-September and Monday newsletters are back and here to stay. I hope you had a sweet New Year and a relaxing Labor Day (this is a pro union/pro labor newsletter). To welcome...
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