Head East for Great Eats

When it comes to food, New York City is the place to be this summer! Whether its restaurant week or not, there are a ton of different eateries to choose from. And while the five boroughs get most of the fanfare when it comes to the best restaurants and places to eat, oftentimes, Long Island gets overlooked. The fact is…

Curry On! Exotic Cuisines & Bold Flavors

New York City is well known for being one of the culinary capitals of the world with countless different restaurants and eateries serving some of the best food options around. But few people know about all of the amazing food options there are on Long Island. A diverse melting pot of cultures, Long island offers tons of amazing restaurants, with…

You Gotta Be Quick to Get These Tasty Treats

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…

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 &…

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…

The Iconic Bacon Egg and Cheese

Food specialties seem to be born from necessity, a cooks favorite or a simple idea that just works and most of these food items are so geographically bound that they become signature “Must Haves” when visiting an area, and moreover, items that just don’t exist in other areas a local might travel to. One such item that has become a…

Tarragon Chicken

Tarragon Chicken a new favorite! 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…