Herb Preservation
October 11, 2014

It is officially fall in NYC. I am not happy about it and neither are my herbs in my garden (I think). Today, I harvested a massive amount of oregano and sage - which grew like a monster during the summer - to prepare for replanting into a small container and relocation indoors during the winter.

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Fresh oregano and sage

Global Feast : New York
Best of July and August 2014
September 25, 2014

The Best of July and August 2014 goes to two very popular restaurants for brunch. Prune in East Village and The East Pole on the Upper East Side.

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Green omlet from the East Pole

September 7, 2014

When I was introduced to the negroni cocktail 15 years ago by my boyfriend (now my husband), it was impossible (outside of Italy) to find bartenders who knew how to make a good negroni without looking up the recipe in a cocktail book. Negroni is a popular apéritif in Italy and I saw many Italians drinking them in the bars in Italy (my first was in Bar Magenta in Milano).

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