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Farro Salad with dried cranberries

Farro is an ancient Italian grain, typically grown in Umbria. Despite its nutritionally beneficial nature, farro is a good base for many dishes (both sweet and savory). I like to make a big bowl of it on a Sunday, and then use it as a base to take it in many different directions throughout the […]

Italian Vinaigrette.. shhh it’s a secret!

Below is a “secret recipe” from a beloved restaurant source – – I cannot name the source, as I was sworn to secrecy; but I will share it here. Sometimes I blend it together (whisk) as is with the ingredients; but it is good put into a blender and used a “sauce” over grilled meats […]

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Basil Pasta

Fall is in the air (well kinda) and this is a good way to use up what is left of the vine tomatoes. Adding fresh herbs such as basil, fresh oregano, garlic and crushed red pepper keeps the dish bright and with a little “zing.”  Finished off by folding in small pieces of fresh mozzarella […]

Denning’s Point Distillery – – A Beacon gem

Denning’s Point Distillery is contained within an urban production space in Beacon, NY. They offer tours and tastings. You can learn about their distillation process and enjoy their spirits which come from NY state agricultural grains. They offer Viskill Vodka made from NY state wheat, Denning’s Point White Rye and a limited edition rare find […]

Keenan House posts new hours

The Keenan House in Ossining has posted new hours. They are now open seven-day a week and offer delivery. Hours are: Monday  – Thursday 12pm-10pm Friday – Saturday 12pm-11pm Sunday 12pm-9pm Happy Hours Tuesday thru Sunday between 3pm-6pm Happy Hours Mondays all day 12pm-10pm They deliver every day 12pm-9pm 199 Main Street Ossining, NY 10562 914-236-3393

Drink More Good!

A beverage you should know about, if you do not already! This is locally hand-crafted using only the best spices and aromatics. Drink More Good was founded in late 2012 by Jason Schuler, with one goal in mind – to make the world a better place. They use locally sourced and organic ingredients to create old-fashioned […]

Last minute thought…..

Holy Smoke BBQ is open tomorrow on July 4th – – given the weather forecast, it maybe a good option and they have an immense selection of brews. Happy 4th!   241 New York 6N Mahopac, NY 10541(845) 628-9795

Easy Chinese Spare Ribs

This is essentially a “one pot… or should we say, a one sheet tray” dish. All you need is a few flavor packed ingredients, and a food processor, baking sheet and oven to make these delectable treats. ** Note: feel free to double the sauce to keep on hand for dipping of other meats and […]

Vegetable Biryani — vibrant spices and flavorful

This is a popular dish in India and surrounding countries. There are many variations of Biryani but it is a basically a mixture of rice, herbs, spices, and other flavors as desired. Ideas for altering spices to your liking include cloves, ginger, saffron, and mint. Ingredients  2 tablespoons butter, divided 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 […]

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