Hearty Manhattan Clam Chowder

Hearty Manhattan Clam Chowder 16 oz. can baby clams 28 oz. crushed tomatoes (do not drain) 2 cups chicken broth 16 oz. bottle of clam juice 4 potatoes (peeled and diced into ½” cubes 2 carrots (peeled and diced into ½” cubes) ½ cup onion (diced) 5 slices of bacon (cooked, blotted and chopped) *Save bacon oil in pot to…

Tarragon Chicken… a new favorite!

Tarragon Chicken 1 lb. chicken cutlets(rinsed, cubed and tossed in flavored breadcrumbs) 1 clove of garlic (browned in olive oil) 1 8 oz. can of mushrooms (drained) 1 6 oz. jar of artichoke hearts (chopped into small pieces & retain liquid) 1 cup of tarragon vinegar Brown breaded chicken in olive/garlic oil in large frying pan. Add mushrooms, artichokes &…

The Hallock Family Homestead

The Hallock Homestead in Rocky Point, the oldest house in Rocky Point, was settled over 300 years ago by Noah Hallock and his bride Bethia Youngs in 1721. The Homestead will soon be open for tours. For information on events and historic programs, check Facebook: “Rocky Point Historical Society” or the website: www.rockypointhistoricalsociety.org

Nature’s Tasty Treat

The time of the year has arrived, and a tasty little treat is available daily, but you better plan on a little strategy and certainly work on your timing. Yes, it is Wild Raspberry Season! During most of the warm weather days throughout the year, this thorney, twisted, overgrown, bee-infested weed looking plant is a nuisance. Tangling anything that is…

Backyard Deer

One thing there is definitely no shortage of on Long Island is deer. They are absolutely everywhere, and while pretty cool to have a bit of nature in your backyard, the challenge comes that they seem to eat everything. From Hostas to tomatoes to daffodils, flower beds, gardens and most hedges don’t have a chance. A Lot of time and…

Bella Luna

Warm summer nights are always a great time to relax outside and let the worries of the day slip away. A Lot of times gazing at what unbelievable things are in the sky if you pay close attention. Shooting stars, planets visible at certain times, occasionally even can see the space station. And then there are the times of the…

SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The impressive brick building of the Suffolk County Historical Society on West Main Street in Riverhead is home to many collections and rotating exhibits. If you only have a couple of hours between shopping trips, stop by and soak in some local history! It was founded in 1886 to “…collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Suffolk County and its…

Are your sinuses killing you? Try this!

Sinus Wash 12 oz. purified water. (buy or boil-use when cool) 1/4 teaspoon salt (non iodine) 1/4 teaspoon baking soda Mix Use bulb syringe to draw up water Lie down flat and drop solution into each nostril until full Massage sinus areas for about 30 seconds Get up and let solution drain out into tissues Gently blow your nose to…

Bayard Cutting Arboretum A perfect Spring Destination!

This lovely place is a favorite nearby destination to meet with friends and spend the day. Located on Montauk Highway in Great River, it is a hop, skip and a jump from home but you will feel as though you entered another era! The former estate was donated to the Long Island State Park Region by Mrs. Bayard Cutting in…

Jillion Trinkets | A Fresh New Lifestyle Blog to Help You Live Your Best Life!

In 2022 the influencer space is full of all different kinds of opinions and perspectives, and no matter what your areas of interest might be there is something there for everyone! When we think of influencers we tend to have a type in mind, but Spirulina Sims and her new lifestyle blog, Jillion Trinkets truly break the mold! A businesswoman,…