Posts Categorized: recipe

FarmFresh EveryDay.

farm fresh ricotta cheese colander

“A good farmer is a craftsman of the highest order, a kind of artist.” -Wendell Berry As all good cooks know- the quality and origin of your ingredients make all the difference in the flavor of your dishes.  This weekend I went to the Farmer’s Market at Grand Army Plaza to get the freshest milk I… Read more »

Luxuriate EveryDay.

champagne meyer lemon lobster tails

“The best things in life are free.  The second best are very expensive.” – Coco Chanel New Year’s is such a thought provoking holiday.  Looking back in remembrance and looking forward with vigor and hope.  Celebrating the high moments of a year, while acknowledging and honoring the lows. I happen to think that it doesn’t… Read more »

SmelltheRoses EveryDay.

rosewater champagne cocktail

“A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.” – Gertrude Stein Roses are the quintessential flower.  They are classic and timeless.  Messengers of adoration, infatuation, friendship and LOVE.  What often takes a backseat to their visual beauty is their soft, romantic bouquet.   Rosewater Champagne Cocktail Ingredients- -organic rosewater (make sure suitable… Read more »

Gather Every Day.

Lamb Ragu Ricotta Mint Papardelle

“Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal……..we must never lose sight of a beautifully-conceived meal.” -Julia Child As the spring holidays are upon us it is my favourite thing to gather at the table and share a long… Read more »

Baci Every Day.

“A kiss was a kiss- to be enjoyed to the utmost for its short moment.”  -F. Scott Fitzgerald “The Beautiful and the Damned” Kisses are delicious.  Chocolate kisses.  Mmmmm….  What could be better?  Italian chocolate kisses.  Perhaps I’m biased with my handsome italian husband, but move over Hershey’s because BACI are the real deal.  And… Read more »