Tag: dining

Menu: A Maine-Inspired Beach Picnic

maine picnic recipe

Just missing some wild blueberries for dessert…   As summer winds down, make the most of August with a menu inspired by breezy afternoons on the Maine coast. Beach-friendly fare like lobster salad rolls, tangy corn relish, potato salad, and…

The Black-and-White Cookie’s Curious History

No matter the origin, they’re delicious… No pastry — except perhaps the cheesecake — is more closely associated with New York City than the black-and-white cookie. This flattened dome of fine-textured cake, with a coating of chocolate and vanilla fondant bisected…

The Bloody Bull Cocktail

The Bloody Bull, a favored cocktail of the prestigious Rolling Rock Club of Western Pennsylvania, is very much like a Bloody Mary, but with a few delicious added ingredients. You will need the following: Vodka, Bloody Mary mix (I prefer…

A Few Notes on Presiding over the Punch Bowl

Critical influence over the tenor of the party…   March 21st was my maternal grandparents’ wedding anniversary; they were married in 1946 in Silver Spring, Maryland, my grandmother’s hometown. As a child I loved to pore over the Silver Spring Standard wedding…

Happenings: Le Grand Fooding NY Time Mach’Inn

le grand fooding

This year’s Le Grand Fooding New York takes place on September 27 and 28th at Res in Brooklyn.  Exploring the theme of culinary trends over time the menu features three stops through time. FIRST STOP : THE FUSION CUISINE YEARS…