Screaming for Ice Cream

If I could choose only one food to eat, I would pick ice cream. I love its combination of cold and creamy and never tire of trying new flavors. Here’s my little secret – ice cream is the first thing that I eat when I wake up in the morning. A couple of spoons of

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Toasting Hurricane Irene

We flooded during Hurricane Irene, forcing us to clear out and demolish our entire basement. In addition to office supplies, suitcases, and tchotchkes, upstairs came our liquor inventory — close to 30 years of accumulated remnants of bottles from parties long forgotten. Should we toss them, combine them, do nothing? Here’s our solution. Weekend nights

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Canning As Therapy -- A Bushel of Peaches, 48 hours

For the past two months, I’ve been pestering my farmer’s market friend Sharon, of Mead Orchards in Tivoli, NY, to sell me a basket of peach seconds. I have fond memories of the crazy weekend I spent a few years back making peach ice cream, jam, and pies in 100 degree heat after buying a

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Check out CuisineArts LLC Cooking Classes

Chef Renee Cohen does an excellent job teaching cooking classes in Mamaroneck, NY. http://www.cuisineartsllc.com/upcoming.html