Category Archives: Food

Dinner Parties

Planning a dinner party menu is like trying to solve one of those annoying SAT problems. Maybe you can help. We have eight guests coming for dinner. One guest has high blood pressure and a cholesterol problem. A second guest … Continue reading

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About a week after posting about my favorite ice cream, I received a delivery of incredibly good ice cream from a reader who felt that a mere comment would not adequately express the emotion he felt for his local creamery. It was a … Continue reading

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Fat Eddie

Remember Fat Eddie? He came after Fast Eddie and before Fit Eddie. He was a lot of fun. He liked Burgers (see Burgers) and Ice Cream (see Ice Cream). And beer, wine, scotch, cognac, french fries, spaghetti & meatballs, veal parmagiana … Continue reading

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Cookout Country Playlist

There is no better soundtrack for your summer cookout or barbeque than some great country music. Combine these great tunes with our July 4th Barbeque Recipes and have a good ole time this weekend. Here are some of my favorites, including some classics: … Continue reading

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Sunset Bitch

Sunset Beach is the epitome of the worst aspects of summer in the Hamptons, arrogant, obnoxious and devoid of even the minimum standard for service. And it isn’t even in the Hamptons. It’s in Shelter Island, so you have to make … Continue reading

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July 4th Barbeque Recipes

Another great July 4th Barbeque. Here are some of the highlights for your next summer party. Texas Beef Brisket Grilled Jerk Chicken For jerk marinade: 3 scallions, chopped 4 large garlic cloves, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 4 to 5 … Continue reading

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Ice Cream (Gelato)

Do you consider ice cream a summer treat? Not me. For me, it’s a basic food group. I know some of you feel the same way. Admit it! I have been with at least one of you when we tasted every straciatella gelato … Continue reading

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