Saint Patrick’s Day Corned Beef with Rustic Veggies and Beer.

Dinner, Holidays | March 3, 2017 | By

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Oh yeah, St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th, and that can only mean one thing.
Getting drunk at 9 am??  No…….well, maybe..but it’s a “day for wearing of the green” and other kick-ass Irish traditions, like making Irish soda bread, watching the parade on tv,  listening to Irish music and ..ok, perhaps getting drunk early in the morning.

Many of you don’t know that St. Patrick was not even born in Ireland, in fact..it is said that he may have been,,,ugh..don’t shoot the messenger, Italian. Yup.
Waiter…extra whiskey in my coffee please.

So before you start drinking green beer and dancing with strangers make sure that you gather up all of your ingredients and ready to have the most delicious corned beef and cabbage that you have ever had.

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New Year’s Day. New York Strip. Welcome to January. The Official Month of Meat.

Happy New Year’s Day 2017!

January 1st always brings excitement, exhilaration and anticipation of great things to come for the new year.

A fresh start….A new way of thinking…Time to do things right. This is a time of celebration.

Use the good china, use the best ingredients and open up that expensive bottle of wine you have been saving for that special occasion… because that special occasion is the now.

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The Perfect New Year’s Eve Appetizer: Baked Brie en Croûte with Sliced Apples and Raspberry Jam.

All Recipes, Baking, Holidays | December 27, 2016 | By

 

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Winter is finally here, however, the thermometer doesn’t really convince me, as it claims to be 54 degrees in NY but it’s the end of December. So, I have to believe the calendar.

All I really know is that it is prime baking season, so I’m joining the cool kids and turning up the freak switch to high.

Ok, I’m not that outrageous and there is no freak switch…just my oven that ..um..I’m turning up to high.

Enough with my failed attempts of culinary comedy and trying to fit into the Millennials.

 On with the show.

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Day 12:Day 11: Peace, Love and Happiness. A New York Foodie’s Christmas Wish List. (AKA, The 12 Days Leading up to a Foodie’s Christmas)

All Recipes, Holidays, Uncategorized | December 24, 2016 | By

Happy Saturday December 24th everyone!

 

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It’s Christmas eve and life is crazy.

Life is excellent but crazy.

My Christmas wish for you is peace in your heart….

Warmth in your soul…

the ability to forgive…

and the time to sit back, have a beer and take in the wonder that is Christmas.

 

Have an amazing day.

 

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Day 11: Food and the City. A New York Foodie’s Christmas Wish List. (AKA, The 12 Days Leading up to a Foodie’s Christmas)

All Recipes, Holidays, Uncategorized | December 23, 2016 | By

Happy Friday December 23nd everyone!

 

This is one book you need to have. Trust me and read on.

 

“A behind-the-scenes tour of New York City’s dynamic food culture, as told through the voices of the chefs, line cooks, restaurateurs, waiters, and street vendors who have made this industry their lives.”

 

 

It’s getting closer and my wish list is coming close to an end but not before I tell you about a really great little book about NYC’s food culture read in a way that you never saw before.

Want to see the details on great book, click here..Food and the City: New York’s Professional Chefs, Restaurateurs, Line Cooks, Street Vendors, and Purveyors Talk About What They Do and Why They Do It.

Day 10: North Fork Potato Chips. A New York Foodie’s Christmas Wish List. (AKA, The 12 Days Leading up to a Foodie’s Christmas)

All Recipes, Holidays, Uncategorized | December 22, 2016 | By

Happy Thursday December 22nd everyone!

Today’s gift choice are chips.

Not just any chips but North Fork Potato Chips. The Best!

North Fork Of Long Island Kettle Cooked Potato Chips.

Long Island has a long history of growing potatoes dating back to around 1820.

In the 1940’s, over 70,000 acres of land on the island were filled with potatoes grown by about 1,000 farmers.

Today Long Island boasts about 2,500 acres that these beauties grow in.

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Day 9: NYC Cheesecake. A New York Foodie’s Christmas Wish List. (AKA, The 12 Days Leading up to a Foodie’s Christmas)

All Recipes, Baking, Holidays | December 21, 2016 | By

Happy Wednesday December 21st everyone!

Introducing…your new best friend.

S&S Cheesecake: New York Style. Award Winning..11″ and 5 lbs of #1 Zagat Rated Love!

 Straight out of the Bronx. You can’t get any more NY than that.

Yup, that’s right. This cheesecake will be your bro, your pal, the reason you come home from work.

Ok, that may be a little extreme, but trust me. Once you glide your fork through this creamy cake and guide it into your mouth…the way you looked at desserts and cheesecake will change forever.

For the past 50 years, the award winning ZAGAT’s #1 RATED S&S CHEESECAKE has consistently achieved the coveted title of “America’s Most Savored and Exquisite Cheesecake.”

This is like saying, if this cheesecake was a movie they would be the recipient of the Academy Award..they would have 50 awards!

The Titanic only received 12!

OMG…this cheesecake is more popular than the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, Titanic!

It’s gotta be good!

What are you waiting for?

It’s almost Christmas! Click here now for the delicious details! Do it!

 

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Day 8: Pizza. A New York Foodie’s Christmas Wish List. (AKA, The 12 Days Leading up to a Foodie’s Christmas)

Holidays, Uncategorized | December 20, 2016 | By

Happy Tuesday, December 20th, 2016!

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Pizza.

Pizza is perhaps the best food in the world.

It’s made all over the globe. Every city and almost every town has a pizzeria, but nobody…nobody does it like New York.

Yeah, yeah I know. Chicago pizza…blah, blah, blah. Come on, let’s get real.

Pizza is one of the most quintessential New York foods. 

We’ve  done it for a long time, we do it often and we do it right.

If you can’t get NY pizza as often as you like because you don’t live near NY, no worries.

I’m about to show you how you can have delicious pizza as often as you like, when you like and if you 

follow the recipe properly….you’ll be “taukin” like us in no time.

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Day 6: Nathan’s Famous Mustard. A New York Foodie’s Christmas Wish List. (AKA, The 12 Days Leading up to a Foodie’s Christmas)

Holidays, Uncategorized | December 18, 2016 | By

Happy Sunday the 18th everyone!

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The most classic condiment in a New Yorker’s flavor holster is, hands down, mustard.

Not just any cheap mustard but Nathan’s Coney Island Mustard.

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Day 5: Black & Whites. A New York Foodie’s Christmas Wish List. (AKA, The 12 Days Leading up to a Foodie’s Christmas)

All Recipes, Holidays | December 17, 2016 | By

Happy Saturday December 17th everyone!

I dare you not to drool!

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This is it.  The most simple post of December.

My favorite cookie is the Black and White. Done. Period. Mic Drop!

Beigel’s Bakery Black and White’s.

Beigel’s Black and White Cookies

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