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  • TASTE NY comes to the Hudson Valley

    My good friend Todd Erling, whose daughter Sophia is my biggest fan… Working tirelessly to keep farming viable and fresh food to our friends and neighbors near and far and for our…

  • Farmhouse Rules …. Season 3!!!!!

    Hello everyone! I am SO excited to share some big news … Yesterday I got the call from my Producer at Food Network that Season 3 of Farmhouse Rules has been given…

  • Fiddleheads

    Fiddleheads are the furled frond of a young fern plant. They are seen early in the season, before the fern opens into its full growth. They are a source of omega-3 and…

  • Easter 2014

    [ Easter in the 80’s ]This year we spent Easter in New York. Breakfast at home for David and I, then over to my son Johnny’s for festivities with family. To start,…

  • Spring Dinner – Roast Duck and Dandelion Greens

    This Spring, treat your family with a special dinner of Roast Duck and Dandelion Greens. Although it’s not often seen on the menu in my home, when I prepare and serve this…

  • Open-Faced Reuben Sandwich

    There is nothing I love more then leftovers! After my Corned Beef & Cabbage dinner, I used the remaining beef to make the classic St. Patty’s Day dish: The Reuben. A New…

  • Corned Beef & Cabbage

    Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes, the quintessential St. Patrick’s Day meal. It doesn’t get much more Chop Chop in The Pot then this! Please enjoy my simple rules for a no frills, no…

  • The Perfect “Leftovers” Sandwich

                          Wondering what to do with last night’s leftover roasted chicken? Slice it up and put it on some savory herb bread…

  • Manners

    My Mom believed in manners. Every day of my life I heard: “Respect your Elders.” “Speak when spoken to.” “You are only as good as your word.’” They were important lessons for…

  • Polka Dot Eggs

    Ingredients: 2 whole farm fresh eggs 2 broccoli florets 1 tsp butter 1 tsp parmesan cheese Rules: 1. Heat the pan with 1 tsp of butter. 2. Beat two eggs with a…