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Category: Hamptons Food

Salad Days. 3 Ways to Salute Summer this Weekend: Grilled Watermelon with Feta, Balsamic and Mint, Tomato, Peach and Burrata Salad, Ina Garten’s Italian Seafood Salad

        I don’t know how we got to the last week of August so quickly. But it’s been a wonderful summer here and every chance we’ve gotten, we’ve enjoyed great salads all made, with few exceptions, with ingredients found within five miles of our house.  […]

Herb-Crusted Cod with Lemon-Dill Beurre Blanc Sauce

         What’s wonderful about this dish is that its name alone sounds as if you’ve gone to an inordinate amount of trouble making it.  In reality, it’s one of the easiest things on earth to get on the table.  This recipe is […]

Chicken Fricassee with Shiitake Mushrooms and a salute to Chef Jason Weiner of Almond Restaurants and Outstanding in the Field.

         Jane, Jason and John About a month ago, my friends, Jane Maguire and John Quigley of Long Island Mushroom Inc., invited me to attend a special event.  It was a dinner held at the EECO Farm in Easthampton.  It was hosted by a group […]

The Hampton Classic 2011. What we loved, what they wore and what we ate.

Our Table Decor Yellow Calla Lillies and Horses Summer Corn and Scallop Salad adapted from Sylvia Lehrer Andrew’s Cookies and Michael’s Color Co-ordinated Devilled Eggs          The Grand Prix marks the end of The Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of the pre-eminent equestrian events in […]

Kat McCleland’s Unbelievably Delicious Almond Cake With Marscapone Whipped Cream

Almond Cake with Slivered Almonds and Marscapone Whipped Cream Almond Cakes in their “Hurri-Cakes” incarnation           The first time Andrew made this magnificently moist, indescribably rich almond-to-the-core cake, it was one of two birthday cakes he provided for a friend’s very Big Birthday.  The second […]

Daniel Boulud’s Stovetop Lobster and Clambake

I have to admit, I don’t publish a recipe that doesn’t turn out right.  My whole premise is that if I can cook it perfectly, you can cook it perfectly.  So with all the 200 plus recipes on Chewing the Fat, if you can follow […]

Sauteed Shrimp with Coconut Oil, Ginger and Coriander with Confetti Corn adapted from Ina Garten

         Last weekend, we had close friends staying with us and this dinner really hit the spot.  It took no time at all to put together. In fact the whole thing took about 30 minutes.  The delicious and mildly coconut-flavored shrimp cooked took about 10 […]

Barbecued Chicken Out East With Santa Barbara Barbecue Sauce

  When I walked into the Iacono Farm store, the phone was ringing off the hook.  It was a day in advance of a big holiday weekend and apparently everyone on the East End of Long Island was bound and determined to serve Iacono Chicken […]