South Hill Cider & Talking With Steve Selin Chef Frank & myself were invited out to South Hill Cider to talk with Steve Selin and plant some new apple trees. Steve is a really busy guy and we were happy to get sometime to catch up with him. He is doing some really cool things at South … Continue reading South Hill Cider & Talking With Steve Selin
It Does Not Get Any Better Than Steak & Potatoes Whenever we eat an animal we must treat it with respect and care. We love potatoes and wanted to use them in a comfort dish. Adding in a tasty seared steak that really took it to the next effin level. The steak is an … Continue reading It Does Not Get Any Better Than Steak & Potatoes
The Changing Of The Seasons Comes A Changing Of The Menus With the changing of the seasons comes a changing of the menus. It takes a lot of hard work to create unique menus every few months. As springtime approaches I always start to feel the pressure of running a farm to table restaurant. Produce … Continue reading The Changing Of The Seasons Comes A Changing Of The Menus
In late February I was reading the NYTimes and came across an obituary of 39-year-old Sam Beall (pronounced Bell). Sam was not someone who Chef Frank or myself had the opportunity to meet, but we would have jumped at the chance. Sam was killed in a ski accident, as report by the NYTimes. The Denver … Continue reading The Lost Of A Farm-to-Table Restaurateur
You want to eat rabbit? Where do you begin? In fact you are probably asking yourself where do I even buy a rabbit? Good news The Piggery in Ithaca, NY has them whole and in stock. Tim Mason my roommate, works at The Piggery as the manager and he loves meat. He makes it his … Continue reading You want to eat rabbit?
I would describe my experience with wine is something that I am still learning. Far from understanding and learning how to gauge wine flavors. Not sure what I find enjoyable and what I find as overindulgence. Michael is the head winemaker at Hazlitt Winery here in New York. This winery is best known for … Continue reading Hazlitt Winery
Everyone has an opinions, a different idea of what perfect taste is. There are many ways of cooking to getting the job done, maybe you learned at home like me. People say different things to us, trends change and dietary restrictions. Everyone seems to have a problem with gluten but imagine you are a baker … Continue reading Gluten Free Opinion… Making & Baking Donuts