This thing from Maggie McFly’s was called the “Titanic”. And why not? Two chocolate lava cakes, four scoops each of chocolate and vanilla ice cream chocolate chips, M & M’s, walnuts, peanut butter cups, chocolate syrup, caramel, gummy worms, and whipped cream. They should have named it the “Iceberg” instead because it could sink a…
Steak sandwiches always manage to be chewy or uninspiring, but McDonagh’s nails it here. In addition to some stringy mozzarella, there is a sriracha-horseradish mayo and homemade potato chips on the side. Delicious!
Beautifully plump tandoori shrimp from Neelam in Middletown. Cooked to perfection, as always, with some thick-cut grilled onion for bite and crunch.
Chicken parm is great. Chicken parm with vodka sauce is in a different ballpark. This masterpiece is from Esposito’s in Matawan.
This may be my favorite of all the pictures I’ve taken over the years. Inside a Christmas tree at Longwood Gardens. How cool is that?
I could go for this scene right now. A slice of Hummingbird Cake (kind of like carrot cake, but with banana instead and more nutty) and coffee, from Nancy’s Village Cafe in Lahaska, Pennsylvania.
Remember when St. Germain was the only elderflower spirit on the market? Not the case anymore. As profiled here, St. Elder proves to be worthy competition in what has always been a pretty pricey genre of liquors. Actually, it tastes exactly the same as St. Germain, and at less than half the price. Now there…
Some home-cooked curry fried rice with chicken and pineapple. Tasted pretty damn good if I do say so myself.
This is what happens when you and your friend at work are starving…but want to attempt to eat healthy. Lots of good fats here, but no meat. Hummus, Greek salads, stuffed grape leaves, spinach pie, falafel, and babaghanouj. From Sahara 34.
Isn’t this a beautiful scene here? A sandwich from Taliercio’s with imported prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, and balsamic vinegar on crusty Italian bread with a glass of Federalist Cabernet.
Anyone who puts up a Christmas Tree and also owns a cat knows the trials and tribulations of the holiday season. Between the tree itself, ornaments, stringy decorations, and gift boxes, it is heaven for a mischievous cat. That’s my cat Lawrence there, eyeing up our tree last year.
It’s the first day of December, so here is a gingerbread house from Hank’s Place in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Winter 2016.