Going In the Kitchen With Miss Amy for our Summer 2014 Issue was easy-peasy. Amy Acierno, proprietress of Miss Amy’s Preserves, was engaging and…
For a story in our summer issue, we spent an afternoon at the beach with an Edible Icon, George Motz, talking burgers. Instead of grilling, Motz schooled us in his method for smoking burgers, and wow, were they delicious!
Looking for some summer kitchen or pantry basics that are both elegant and practical in design? Then look to The New General Store, a seasonal pop-up market and online shop in Yaphank.
Some families are blessed to have a doctor in the house. Other families count their lucky stars to have an attorney among their ranks. Betsy Davidson’s family has far more auspicious bragging rights: they count an honest to goodness hamburger expert as one of their own.
Much like Dorothy, Marc Anthony Bynum has found his heart’s desire in his own backyard. The Farmingdale native and two-time Food Network’s Chopped champion is nearly ready to open the doors to his first restaurant, Hush Bistro, in his own backyard, on Farmingdale’s Main Street.
Sweetness abounds in the summertime on Long Island. Our gardens, farm stands and farmers markets are chock-full of sun-ripened sweetness. From beans and corn to peppers and tomatoes, our summer harvest is as luscious as it is abundant. Still, the sweetest taste of summer comes from Mother Nature’s confection, fruit.
Miss Amy’s Beach Plum Jam.
America’s foremost expert on hamburgers fires up the smoker, and our taste buds, too.
We are auspiciously blessed to have as many craft breweries as malls in our neck of the woods. So, come this weekend, instead of heading to the mall to pick out yet another necktie for dear old Dad, hightail it to one of our local breweries for a gift for your beer-loving Pop.
An afternoon at the White House, talking over kids, schools and nutrition with Sam Kass.
Memorial Day is all about remembrance, parades, barbecues and here on Long Island, getting back to the beach. As the 2014 beach season commences, so does a seemingly new era of beach eats. Never before has going to the beach been such a foodie happening.
There has been a hint of summer in the air. Get out this weekend and reconnect with your foodshed. We have tastings, tunes a community garden build and farmers markets on the horizon.