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Karen Mordechai is a young, hip and hippie version of Martha Stewart whose blog, Sunday Suppers, caters to the stylish and food-obsessed New Yorker. Mordechai, a professional photographer, started Sunday Suppers a little less than a year ago with one idea—to celebrate the Sunday supper, those lingering dinners with friends and family where you eat delicious, unfussy and seasonal food. To honor this idea, and to get people back into the kitchen, Mordechai hosts once-monthly cooking classes in her Brooklyn waterfront studio for which she sets the tables, styles the food and then takes the photographs (lots of beautiful photographs), which she posts on the blog, along with recipes, as a document of the event. Her sense of style is easy, organic and flawless. For a recent class, led by Brooklyn chefs The Jewels of New York, Karen hand-dyed a table cloth a rich blue and sprinkled the table with bright orange kumquats, purple flowers and greenery for the perfect wintry setting for the meal to follow—fennel and orange salad, spice-rubbed lamb chops and vanilla pudding with candied kumquats. In addition to organizing these dinners, Karen posts midday meals—quick meals such as a one-pan shakshuka—writes restaurant reviews and posts a weekly weekend foodie guide for New York City.

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over 5 years ago coffeefoodwritergirl

What a gorgeous wonderful informative site! Thank you for sharing this with those of us on the W. Coast!


over 5 years ago lastnightsdinner

I've been practically obsessed with Sunday Suppers since discovering it late last year. So gorgeous, and so inspirational.


over 5 years ago mtrelaun



over 5 years ago Sodium Girl

I want your life, Karen! And your photography skills. The next time I come to NYC I will definitely be signing up for your classes.


over 5 years ago mrslarkin

Mrs. Larkin is a trusted source on Baking.

Such beauty in these simple shots. Did you see the granola entry? With the little bottles of yogurt and honey. So delightful!


over 5 years ago CatherineTornow

The granola post was unbelievable. Practical, yet irresistibly beautiful.


over 5 years ago mariaraynal

Gorgeous, gorgeous photography. Cheesecloth as a tablecover -- so breezy and beautiful.


over 5 years ago gluttonforlife

Beautiful, luscious photographs, Karen! Congrats on your sophisticated, sensuous eye!


over 5 years ago Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

Here, here.


over 5 years ago Michelle McKenzie

Thank for alerting Food52 readers to this AMAZING blog. It is now in my reader and I'm already looking forward to Karen's next post. So inspiring...