Jude's Culinary Journey
A hefty hunk of meat

Unlike Brazilians and Argentinians, who have been breeding cattle for decades and can appreciate a juicy, tender steak, the people of the Dominican Republic and Mexico tend to cook their beef until …

Making do

For 40 years, I lived in a studio apartment, roughly 100 square feet, in Manhattan. The kitchen was lined up against one wall. There was a small four-burner stove and oven and a sink, next to which …

Alice at Tiffany

Before moving full-time to Callicoon, my sister, Janet, and I drove back and forth from Manhattan each weekend to spend the weekend at our little country house. Many years ago, driving back to the …