Gabrielle Siegel

New Haven, CT | 63 Posts Published
About Me:
Hi! I'm Gabrielle! I'm a student, designer and lifelong eater, living in New Haven, New York or Cork depending on the month, and I designed and co-founded this site with my mom. I love hiking, taking pictures, Irish dancing, fiddling and pretending to know something about beer. Most of all I love meeting new people and learning their stories, and I can't wait to meet you and learn yours! If you have any questions, I'm on the other end of the contact form.
Favorite Foods:
Ice Cream
Secret Talents:
French accents
Wearing orange
Fooling people into thinking I can play instruments
Saying the states in alphabetical order
Writing birthday cards
Making a face like a Who
Ordering the right thing at a restaurant
Knowing the lyrics
Figuring out what language people are speaking
Favorite Places:
Cork, Ireland
New Haven, CT
Chestertown, MD
Bethel, CT
Normandy, France
Haagen Dazs or Ben & Jerry's?
Haagen Dazs. Is that seriously a question?
What's your jam?
Fun., Simon and Garfunkel, Mumford and Sons, Edith Piaf, Dixie Chicks, Eva Cassidy, Traditional Irish, Regina Spektor, Matthew and the Atlas, James Taylor, Of Monsters and Men, The Lumineers, Fleet Foxes
When you're not eating...
...I'm dancing, watching The Muppet Show or cooking something so I can start eating. Sometimes I do all three at the same time, rarely with success.

Law, Leaves and Baklava

Every semester I promise myself that this is the semester I'm going to take it easy and every semester I don't do that even a little. This semester,...
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Sixteen Layers / Sixteen Candles

I try my hardest to be the perfect big sister to Isabella and Francesca, but every so often, despite my best efforts, I will do something that...
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The Better Way to Eat French Toast

Francesca just had surgery yesterday and while it was a pretty low-key procedure, she was supposed to be out of commission for about a week. We had...
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Apples and Bananas

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The first time I saw a trailer for Despicable Me I thought it looked like the dumbest thing I've ever seen. But when I accidentally saw it in the...
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies via The Road Home

Cookies on the Fly

Last night, my Sharia class had the most depressing movie party a class could ever have. I had briefly mentioned I might make Baklava, to lift the...
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5 Halloween Traditions

As I think mom has already made clear, we're kind of fans of Halloween at our house. That means even five days later we're not ready to let it go. So...
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This Cocktail Will Make Your Fall

When most households say they have a secret ingredient, they generally mean something normal like love, mayonnaise or grandma's special seasoning...
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Pasta with Pumpkin-Sherry Cream | The Road Home

Pasta with Pumpkin Cream

Most normal people recognize that Saturday morning is the best day of the week to sleep in, but I'm a little dumb about these things. After a week of...
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Baked Potato Nachos

I should note before I go on, that this is recipe is not just for lazy students – it's a festive and delicious grownup lunch, too. I just feel like...
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The 30 Second Side Dish

*Disclaimer: there is no such thing as a 30 second side dish, but this does come as close as you can possibly get.   As any friend,...
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