Category Archives: Wine

First Snowfall, Tuesday Night Dinner

Like much of the country as we begin December, we got a hefty chunk of snow the past few days.   Through Sunday evening, Monday, and Tuesday, the total accumulation here was about 12″ of fairly wet snow.  With significant changes … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Week Meals without Turkey

Monday — SRV This time of year, almost everyone is consumed with Thanksgiving preparations and activities.  As a result I go out of my way to relish meals that have no connection whatever to the holiday, except for the traditional … Continue reading

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Grilled Halloumi and Vegetable Skewers

I find many Greek dishes extremely satisfying: elemental, flavorful, and uncomplicated.  A good example is the recipe I made for lunch today: Fortunately, since it’s the day after Thanksgiving, all was quiet and I had time for the prep work … Continue reading

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Catching Up — Part 2

Turnip – Potato Gratin with Bok Choy October had some pretty good meals.  The Small Farm featured in many of those.  One of the  better ones combined a Potato  – Turnip Gratin with young Bok Choy, cooked nicely in my … Continue reading

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Catching Up — Fall 2019 Food Highlights

This omnibus posting is intended to fill in all the gaps in my blog since September.  Teaching two courses took most of my energy, and flat-out laziness accounted for the rest of my lethargy.  In no particular order, here are … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Casarecce

My online silence since June is attributable to travels, of which I will inform you shortly.  In the meantime let’s talk about today’s lunch. Toady’s pasta contains a list of ingredients which you would never purposefully buy with a plan … Continue reading

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The Glories of Basque Food

Last winter during a short visit to New York, I discovered another example of the marvels of food and beverages from the Basque regions in Europe.  The restaurant is named Txikito.  It’s a small place in Chelsea, and the food … Continue reading

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