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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day.. Inspiration from many sources

This is the weekend when we are grateful for our freedom and those that have given so much. It is also a time when we come together as family and friends and the common element tends to be food. Inspiration from a varied number of sources produced a successful food gathering. We begin with an […]

Caesar Salad – - you’ll never order it again

A good homemade Caesar dressing stands above all the rest. This dressing is easy… Well a bit more difficult than a standard vinaigrette, but the pay-off is huge in the flavor department.Great to eat as a stand-alone or with something off the grill. Ingredients 1 clove garlic, halved 2 large (organic, cage free) eggs 2 […]

James Beard Awards 2012

The “Oscars” of the food world! This event covers all aspects of the food industry – – from chefs and restaurateurs to cookbook authors and food journalists to restaurant designers and architects and more—the Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. The awards are presented each spring […]

Cuba in our own backyard and possibly a year of free empanadas!

On May 18 – exactly 30 days after the official opening of Havana Central Yonkers – the first 30 guests to dine at the restaurant after 11 a.m. will be awarded a year’s supply of free empanadas*. In honor of the new location at Ridge Hill Shopping Center, winners will receive a punch card, redeemable […]

A spring dinner party

When friends gather for good food and wine, and of course the great conversations that ensue, we must pause and be grateful. This is a recent spring dinner had with friends. Each dish was simple yet screamed spring. Follow the links to the inspired recipes. Remember, to use them as inspiration and to change them […]