Yes, we CAN!

The great thing about having access to an amazing rooftop garden like Alison’s is all the fresh, organic produce we get to eat, cook and enjoy.  The difficult thing is figuring out what to do with it all.  Or, maybe that’s one of the great things too. Canning, when done with care and creativity, is … Continue reading

The Hunt

Coming back from shopping on Thursday we heard an NPR interview with René Redzepi of Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark. In case you have been living under a rock, these guys knocked Ferran of el Bulli off of his high horse of ::drumroll:: The Best Restaurant In The World! This particular discussion was about how Redzepi’s team conceptualizes … Continue reading

Over the River and Through the Woods

Allow us to set the scene:  It’s a crisp Sunday afternoon in the fall in serene Labagh Woods.  The sun is shining, the breeze is blowing.  A bright-eyed doe dips its precious little nose into a stream to take a drink.  Birds are singing, and the changing of colors is just barely perceptible in the … Continue reading

Wild mushroom season gives us …

It’s 9:35 am on the Wednesday morning before our Indian Indian Summer market dinner.  For this particular dinner we are fusing Indian flavor profiles and techniques with new American and French sensibilities.  Being that we’re at the time of year when seasonal goodness sort of fuses itself together we want to highlight the “now” in … Continue reading