Tag: duck

Blowing out the candle
entertaining, family

Happy Birthday, Leigh!

Leigh celebrated a big birthday at the ranch Saturday with family, friends and a delicious catered dinner by Mimi of Mimi’s Plates. Party time! Related posts: Mom’s Birthday at Hudson House Sunday Supper at the Ranch Carol’s Birthday Party at […]


Whole Duck with Silky Parsnips

We originally planned on duck breasts from Hudson Valley Duck Farm on our trip to the Chappaqua Farmers Market. But they were out, so we decided to go for a whole duck. I found a recipe that braises the legs, sears the […]


Towne Stove and Spirits in Back Bay

With two levels, three bars, an open kitchen and private dining space — plus a menu that flits between lobster pizza and Colorado lamb chops made in a tandoori oven, you might just call Towne Stove & Spirit a mash-up. […]

cooking, entertaining

A Bad Supper at the Farm

It happens, folks. Sometimes we don’t do so well on supper. This one wasn’t our fault, though. We got some duck from the Old World Market and, well, it was rather old. Old enough that it tasted livery. Yuck. too […]


Bar Americain at Mohegan Sun

I was really blown away by the bold flavors and pristine ingredients at Bar Americain. You know, you think — oh, it’s Bobby Flay. Doesn’t he have enough other things keeping him busy rather than paying attention to what’s going […]