• 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 […]

  • East End/Long Island News
  • Check Out the Seed Swap

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    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 #instaart #seedsaver #saveyourseeds #heirloomseeds #openpollinated […]

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  • Edible on the Road with Chef Plum and Me!

    Long Island wine Eileen Duffy

    While this video displays I have a lot to learn about being on camera, it was such fun to make! I joined the Edible on the Road gang at Mattebella Vineyards of a spotlight on Long Island wine. Take a look!

  • Cook
  • RECIPE: George Hirsch’s Cedar Planked Salmon

    Pacific Northwest Native Americans are said to be the first to use cedar and alder wooden planks over open flames to capture the flavor of smoked wood for cooking fish, meats and vegetables as opposed to just salting and drying fish to preserve. This type of smoking is also popular with early Scandinavian immigrants who […]