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Click here to read about how Jude Waterston made do in her tiny NYC apartment. Ingredients ½ pound orzo¾ cup raisins1 small yellow, red, or orange bell pepper (or a combo), cored, … more
In the early 1980s, I was in an odd phase of my work life and found myself secretary to the head of the art department at New York University. Sometimes we were busy, but when we weren’t, I … more
Recently, my sister, Janet, and I were having lunch at the Pickled Owl in Hurleyville. We were surprised to find a short stack of cards on the table, held together with a diminutive clothespin. On … more
The thing I can say best in Spanish is “Mi Espanol es muy mal,” which means, “My Spanish is very bad.” I have practiced saying it so many times that I pronounce it perfectly … more
I’ve heard some people say they adore lobster, but they’ve never actually eaten one—not really. These people have been served a lobster tail in a restaurant, sometimes alongside a … more
Although Philip Hone became a symbol of upper class New York City, his life began in 1780 as the younger son of a poor carpenter. At the age of 16, he joined his brother’s auctioneering … more
I was in my early teens when my mother took to wearing a pendant around her neck that read, “War is not healthy for children and other living things.” Around my own neck, I wore many … more
Growing microgreens for fun MONTICELLO, NY — On Tuesday, April 4 at 6:40 p.m., Friends of the Garden is presenting a workshop about growing microgreens at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public … more
It was the roast suckling pig at a tiny tapas restaurant that did me in. Believing meat to be less healthful than other options, I had not tasted pork, beef, or lamb for over 30 years. There were no … more
BETHANY, PA — Cure your winter “blahs” with rich and hearty homemade soups, as Bethany hosts its fifth annual Soup-er Sunday soup sale on February 24 at 11 a.m. Choose from up to 20 … more
DAMASCUS, PA — The annual Cookie Pick event will be held at The Dime Bank in Damascus on Friday, February 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m and Saturday, February 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. For $6 … more
Why not get right to the point? I don’t like winter. It’s an annual refrain anyone who knows me has heard. The beauty of newly fallen snow aside, there are myriad reasons for my ill … more
For the 20 or so years that my sister Janet and I were weekenders in this area, we found the time to entertain our little circle of friends on a somewhat frequent basis. I was cook and bartender, and … more
I have been thinking lately of how my Thanksgiving celebrations have morphed over time. It was so very many years ago—I must’ve been six or seven—that my dad had a friend whose … more
If you are lucky enough to live or visit the Upper Delaware Valley, you are in the heartland of some of the best culinary delights in the Northeast. Local farm bounty affords the opportunity to taste … more
My sister Janet and I met Mimi in the winter of 2017 when she was occupying the room next to ours at the hotel Las Miraposas in Oaxaca, Mexico. Our rooms opened onto a small cement terrace … more
In late August, a friend and his partner sent out invitations for a Labor Day fete on Sunday, September 2. They had thrown a lovely outdoor gala for a couple dozen people two years prior at which the … more
Walking into Tavern On Main Restaurant in Jeffersonville, NY, with its casual rustic decor and droves of diners that keep coming back, you would never guess that the owners, Lauren Seikaly and … more
My parents, raising three children, weren’t able to swing a trip abroad until their 25th anniversary. In anticipation of this milestone celebration, my mother bought herself a handsome, bound … more
ABRAHAMSVILLE, PA — A new organic farm has opened at 25 Stone House Rd., and it operates a stand where you can pick up produce directly on Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m. It’s located about four … more
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