Poll 30 people about their Thanksgiving wine preferences, and you might find yourself in a bit of an algorithmic pickle— you’ll likely get 30 distinct responses. I know because I’ve tried it, and I spent better than a decade in…
Tearing into my latest surprise from Mary’s Secret Ingredients!
What was your New Year’s resolution this year? Was it to stretch the boundaries of your cooking? To branch out and discover new recipes? Maybe you resolved to cook healthier with…
Sometimes we call them pancakes, but that word just seems way too conventional for the type we have in mind. Ours aren’t the kind you‘d slather in maple syrup at breakfast; these are the sort you’d serve alongside a steak…
In the rotation of seasonal leafy greens at my table are the sassy, sturdy and pleasantly bitter dandelion greens. Yes, those dandelion greens….the ones you find growing in your front yard under a tiny yellow flower with a bumble bee…
There’s been quite a bit of animated conversation in the 5 weeks following our Spring & Summer Sipping wine and food pairing event. Most of it has been centered on the food part. I’ve been gradually posting my recipes for…
As promised, the recipes for 2 of the favorite dishes from May’s Spring & Summer Sipping food and wine event are officially revealed! What’s even more exciting is how simple it is to get them right. A trip to your…
The fixins for an Avocado & Black Bean Salad: All the right textural elements.
What would a lesson in Wine List Navigation be without a sweet surrender to the temptation of sipping on a little vino and snacking on some…
In one sense, I talk about a “Dining Diva” as a professional woman who is an experienced, seasoned business diner— the master of her domain in the business meal setting (this is what I transform NYC women into with my…
I’m having a love affair with an old darling of mine: spinach pesto! I used to always have it on hand when I cooked at my old restaurant, Goldie’s by the Bridge, where it was handy in countless ways.