Top Posts of 2015


Long Island Wows the Wine Advocate by Eileen M. Duffy

We know, we know. Long Island wine is good, it can age, it’s affordable for every budget. We know. But, thanks for the scores. ?


The CSA at Bayard Cutting Farm. • photo by Doug Young

Great List of CSAs from Amagansett Farm Institute and our Readers by Eileen M. Duffy

We’ve been writing about CSAs since EEE started in 2005, but this year it reached critical mass. (Or maybe because we didn’t have Facebook in 2005.) But a post online brought so much audience participation that we believe our list of Long Island CSAs is truly complete. Thanks!


Jessica Dunne and Jennilee Morris of North Fork Roasting Co. in Southold. • photo by Randee Daddona

North Fork Roasting Co. by Gwendolen Groocock

You like your coffee, and speciality roasters are popping up all over Long Island, each shop with its own personality. The women have definitely put their stamp on this one.

Katie Lee cooks in her Water Mill home.

Katie Lee cooks in her Water Mill home. • photo by Doug Young

RECIPES: From Katie Lee’s Endless Summer Cookbook by Betsy Davidson

Not only was she tons of fun, the recipes are great for year round eating.


cristina cosentino Stephen LaMarche

Cristina Cosentino on the job at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on Shelter Island. • photo by Stephen LaMarche

Diary of an Organic Farm Apprentice by Cristina Cosentino

Readers fell in love with Cristina’s diary (known around here as DOOFA), a lyrical, funny and serious but not intense look at going back to the earth.