Oct 23, 2016
I’d like to claim it was inspiration. Or the product of a finely tuned palate. Alas, this Spinach Pear Pomegranate Salad was the result of things left over in my refrigerator. But isn’t that what seasonal eating is all about?
Spinach Pear Pomegranate Salad
Of course everyone knows that “leftovers” can be the makings of fine eating (does your family fight over them at Thanksgiving like mine?). Continue Reading →
Oct 17, 2016
All’s well that ends well. Patsy’s Spaghetti & Veal Meatballs WILL be in my future—and also one lucky reader’s! And today Patsy’s and I are celebrating National Pasta Day!
Patsy’s Spaghetti & Veal Meatballs (image courtesy of Patsy’s)
New Yorkers may well recognize the name. Patsy’s Italian Restaurant on Manhattan’s West Side, has been a legendary dining destination in New York’s Theatre District since 1944, when it was founded by Pasquale “Patsy” Scognamillo. Still in the family, Patsy’s attracts a varied & loyal clientele including regular patrons, Italian food aficionados, tourists and celebrities like the late Frank Sinatra, Alec Baldwin, Oprah Winfrey and more. Continue Reading →
Oct 13, 2016
If you are a locavore, fall is the time to stockpile for winter. Buy a side of pork for the freezer, store some onions in a cool place and fire up the spare refrigerator for the extra carrots and beets. Then turn last season’s frozen egg whites into a Fall Colors Pavlova Meringue dessert.
Fall Colors Pavlova Meringue
What? Yup, make dessert. Continue Reading →
Oct 6, 2016
Greek food? Lately I’ve been obsessed with it. Could it be all those gorgeous tomatoes sitting on the window sill? So today’s Aegean-inspired recipe is a Greek Pasta Salad bearing the last of fall’s tomatoes and cucumbers.
Greek Pasta Salad
But before I start, I must confess a deep dark secret (shhh). I am a die hard pasta salad hater, one of a tiny minority. I’d sooner eat store bought white bread. Plain. Continue Reading →