The holiday season is in full swing from the Montauk Lighthouse to New York City’s Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. If Black Friday and Cyber Monday didn’t do it for you, this list may help you complete your holiday shopping.
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I was tasting, sipping and photographing Long Island’s best food and drink while talking with like-minded strangers and friends. As I took a bite of the candied bacon strip that was in my dickens cider by Roots Bistro Gourmand, I locked eyes with my friend T.W. Barritt, a contributor to Edible Long Island and author of the blog Culinary Types.
This competition is as fierce as the thousands of chowder lovers who lined-up—with commemorative mugs in hand—an hour before the 24 anonymous local restaurants started ladling more than 4,000 cups of their best New England and Manhattan chowders.
My original intention was to make a butternut squash risotto, but these darling Seckel pears stole the show.
Whether carefully studying the horizon to create a giant raked drawing on a beach or catching the perfect wave, his talents are fleeting to the natural environment.
During the holidays my grandparents would make a caponata with the consistency of a dark brown relish; it tasted sweet and savory. This would accompany the antipasto: cured meats, olives, pickled vegetables and mushrooms, artichoke hearts, hot peppers, fennel, cheeses and crispy Italian bread.
Long Island Wine Country had a lot to celebrate about. In fact, 1,300 wine and food enthusiasts, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo, gathered under a festive billowing tent to raise a glass and cheer for 40 years of winemaking at the fourth annual HARVEST East End at McCall Vineyard & Ranch in Cutchogue.