I recently invited Alison Mahoney to come over and make some holiday treats. We whipped up some deliciously decadent chocolate toffee, and we both started humming holiday songs. I mean, I LOVE to sing when I bake – being in the kitchen makes my heart sing. Next thing you know, we […]
Brooklyn Beckons Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or getting your ohm on in an ashram, you know that Brooklyn is the place to be. Artists, artisans, and intelligentsia alike are blazing a trend-making trail in fashion, art, and food. I knew I had to make the trek over the bridge to see what all of the fuss was about. Serendipitously, […]
Maria Manetti Farrow The name has a special ring to it, rolling off my tongue like a melody. And that is who she is. My friend, Maria; a melody, sensual, lilting, full of music. I first met Maria in St. Barts many years ago and we became instant friends. As we walked the beach together, […]
Despite my intense love of food, I would never consider myself a “glutton”. However, there are 3 days a year when I truly allow myself to behave like one! Those are the days of the annual Fancy Food Show at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York City. This year it was June 28, 29th, […]
I met Gael Greene, restaurant critic extraordinaire, about 15 years ago, when my partner and I were invited to a small potluck dinner that she gave in the Hamptons. I made a dish for the potluck, I think it was a filet of beef, but who can remember? Either way, I was extremely nervous to […]
As far as food is concerned…my Miami trip did not end there. My brother’s kitchen is one of my favorite kitchens to cook. It is so spacious…has a huge marble island and top quality cooking equipment…and pretty much anything a happy chef needs to do some damage! This Sunday I decided to cook for a group of 30 of his friends.