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Monthly Archives: October 2010

T.K. Casquarelli’s announces Wine & Dinner Feast

Wine & Dinner Feast Thursday, November 18, 2010 7 – 10PM Antipasto Italiano – with Marchesini Chiaretto Rose’2009 Crabcakes with Lemon Aioli – with Palagetti Vernaccia San Gimagnano 2009 Pappardelle Caprino – with Little Pirate Oregon Pinot Gris 2008 Roasted Quail over Polenta with Broccoli Rabe – with Teatown Napa Right Bank Red (merlot blend) […]

Wine Series at Castle on the Hudson

The incredible restaurant Equus located within the Castle on the Hudson is offering a Wine Series. Each event features 5 four-course wine dinners with some of the finest wines of the regions within the event’s focus. The cost per person is $160 which includes tax and gratuity. Dates and wine features: Friday, November 5 – […]

Hot and Sour Soup as temperatures cool

This is a quick soup to make and delivers quite a punch of flavor. Although I offer a non-meat version here, the addition of thin slices of pork loin, chicken breast, even thin shreds of flank steak can round it out. Serves 4 Ingredients 1/4 cup rice vinegar 3 tablespoons soy sauce Optional: (1/2 pound […]

Flying Pig on Lex… good to hang

It is pouring rain. Most people have chosen to stay inside. This opportunity provided us with a great opportunity for good food, good service and great entertainment by Griffin Anthony. The Flying Pig is a cozy venue located in Mt. Kisco where the menu is all about local and seasonal ingredients. We began by having […]

The perfect hard boiled egg – - not difficult

How many times have you cracked into a hard boiled egg only to find it rubbery or even a little green around the yolk? Well no more of that. To cook the perfect hard boiled egg, simply put eggs into the bottom of a sauce pan allowing room for movement. Cover with cool water to […]

Perfect fall salad using local apple cider

Arugula Salad with Crispy Tofu with Apple Cider Sauce Gregory Dunn for Westchester Eats Now that Thompson’s Cider Mill in Croton-On-Hudson is open for the season, I thought it would be nice to incorporate their fresh cider into a lighter fall dish. If you have the time, the cider mill also offers a large variety […]

Thompson’s Cider Mill

The Thompson’s Cider Mill sits on property next to the Teatown Lake Reservation Nature Preserve in Westchester County. An apple orchard since the 1870s, it is a part of the old Rickert Fruit Farm. The Thompsons offer a wide range of apples, including many heirloom and unusual varieties. As many varieties as possible are blended […]