• Food and Beverage News
  • How the French Approach Sake

    This story was first published in Edible Manhattan. There’s something about the French, how they mix the old with the new: think of the shimmering Eiffel Tower; the the glass pyramid in the center of the Louvre’s courtyard; the modern wine labels. Actually, compared to the Italians, the French don’t do modern wine labels. Their […]

  • Cook
  • History of the North Fork Through Its Cookbooks

    I’m working on a cookbook that will include the agricultural and culinary history of the North and South forks and went back through the archives of Edible East End to find a story first published for the 2011 spring issue, “Cooking for the Ages.” To write it I visited Antonia Booth who, at that time […]

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  • Rehydrate Your Sourdough Starter

    View this post on Instagram Dehydrated #sourdough #starter for @slowfoodeastend annual potluck. A post shared by Eileen M. Duffy (@cellarette) on Sep 24, 2017 at 10:30am PDT Slow Food East End had its annual meeting/potluck yesterday. So much great food and great crowd at the beautiful Camp Quinpet on Shelter Island. I didn’t get to […]

  • Long Island Wine
  • I’m Interviewed for Hazel Kahan’s ‘North Fork Works’ Radio Show

    If you can stand it, here’s a half hour of me talking about wine, Long Island wine and politics. Hazel Kahan is an artist who lives on the North Fork. I met her about 15 years ago when I started writing for the local papers on the North Fork. We talk about my book, Behind […]

  • Long Island Wine
  • 7 New York Wines You Should Be Drinking

    For the sixth year, March has been NY Drinks NY month, a promotion to get New York City, one of the world’s biggest wine markets, to drink more of the wine made in New York State. Do you hear me people? Of all the reasons you can think of to eat local, the same applies […]

  • Wine
  • 3 Standout Bottles from Slow Wine’s 2017 Guide

    Truly, few people are better dressed than the men and women who work the vineyards and wineries covering the Italian countryside. Think you can pull off an ascot? Don’t do it unless you’ve got 25 hectares under sangiovese. Do pearls and a diamond necklace go together? Not unless your family has been making wine in […]

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  • Check Out the Seed Swap

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    View this post on Instagram POWER | "They tried to bury us. They did not know that we were seeds." – Dinos Christianopoulos Artist and @liregionalseed crew member Cheryl Frey releases her new poster which will be for sale at the Seed Swap tomorrow! Make sure you grab one, limited release! #LIRSC #growsaveshare #cherylfreyrichards #art […]