If you love apples, you will not believe how much you will love this wonderful cake. Apple picking season is in full swing out here on the East End of Long Island. It’s astonishing what a draw it is. The traffic on weekends approaches that […]
Category: Hamptons Food
The Winners of The Hampton Classic have been announced! And one of them is these Rosemary Apricot Squares from Baked!
The annual Hampton Classic Horse Show is history. This season-ending spectacle is the punctuation mark on our summer season. And we love it even if it marks the end of a wonderful summer here. Of course, the focus is on the horses and their riders. […]
For all their most recent history as a summer resort for the rich and famous, the East End of Long Island has been farmland from the arrival of the first English settlers in 1640. The land and the climate here are extraordinarily good for growing. […]
The annual article about the $100. Lobster Salad here in the Hamptons has just hit the press. But since it’s been at that level since 2008, it no longer makes the “paper of record”, the Times. It’s now relegated to the tabloid New York Post. […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]