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Appies

Tater Tot Love

By on December 12, 2016

Make the 1980’s middle school cafeteria your dinner party….

Leftover mashed from T-Day.  Beat up with a few eggs, S&P and a whole lot of grated parm.  A spoonful or so flour.   Roll into tot-shape, you know the one.   Toss in some breadcrumbs, chill for a bit in the…


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Dinner party

Everybody likes intermezzo

By on December 4, 2016

A frozen treat halfway through dinner.  What’s not to love-


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Appies Holiday Meal

Thanksgiving Appie Course

By on December 1, 2016

T-day appie course — Fresh Shucked Montauk Pearls with Mignonette, Deviled Eggs, Crunchy Peanut Butter Stuffed Medjool Dates….


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Dinner party Holiday Meal

The Thanksgiving Menu 2016

By on November 17, 2016

And here’s the plan….  


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Brunch

Spicy Smoked Fish Salad

By on October 2, 2016

Smear this hot smokiness on your bagel and call it a spicy Sunday.

Smash up your smoked fish – here, smoked sardines, but whatever- with a touch of mayo.  Chopped celery and red onion, some fresh parsley or dill if you have it.  A good squeeze of lemon juice and…


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Brunch

Blueberry Johnnycakes with Fresh Figs and BACON

By on September 11, 2016

Make this happen to your Sunday morning.  Basic blueberry pancake recipe, but substitute in stone-ground cornmeal for about 1/3d of the flour. A nice little bite, a sweet little crunch…  Oh and we had figs.  

 


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Brunch

Sunday Summer Beach Breakfast

By on July 28, 2016

Hot latte.  Limed ripe melon.  And a little treat from #purpleglazedonuts…..


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Brunch

More Brunch – Eggs with Avocado Toasts

By on June 4, 2016

Avocado love transcends chips and guac, people.

Sunny ups, cracked pepper and a bit of fresh thyme.  Crispy bacon, baby. Country bread, slathered with some salty European butter.  Topped with a little something-something to make your day –  ripe avocado, smashed with some lemon juice, kosher salt and cayenne pepper….


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Salad Course

Crisp Cucumbers with Fresh Mint and Lime

By on May 16, 2016

Here’s a verdant quickie to brighten up your dinner.

Cukes, striped-peeled, seeded.  Fresh mint (from the new urban garden!). Lime zest and juice.  Let’s get to the knife.

Drizzle of good olive oil, crack of fresh pepper.  Throw of sea salt.  Call it a monochromatic salad.

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