Tag: greg


Family Fun on Sunday Night

Pal-ing around with the family on a Sunday night. Related posts: Sunday Night Supper Sunday Night on the Patio Sunday Night at Murasaki with Samantha Sunday Night Supper: Beet Salad and Roast Chicken with Chickpeas

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Dinner and a Movie with Lexi

Vegetarian supper on the patio, then a movie on the big screen with my niece, Lexi, visiting from North Carolina. On the plate, Alice Waters’ Ratatouille. On the silver screen, Far from the Madding Crowd. Not bad. Not really a summer, outdoor […]



So lucky to have tickets to see the best musical to come to Broadway in years. Lin-Manuel Miranda is a genius, and this show is all that it’s hyped up to be. Go! Related posts: Silence! The Musical Bloody Bloody […]


Supper at the Ranch

The visit from the sister outpost is, sadly, coming to an end. The last hurrah was a delicious supper of grilled chicken and corn at the Ranch. We drank some rose, the girls put on a show for us — […]


SCF Goes to the Whitney: Big Day of Fun

For our annual BDoF with the sister outpost, Greg, Sarah and I headed to the Whitney, then out for drinks and dinner with Boo and Christy. What a cool new building… just look at those terraces! The inaugural exhibit: Les […]


A Cool Old Photo of Greg and His Cabin

A friend of Greg’s sent him this photo. Greg is about 17, and he’s working outside the cabin he and his friends built on his farm. Good times. Related posts: Greg’s Special Sam Song Cool Photo of the El on […]


New Year’s Day, Southern Style

Our new friends Susie and Joe invited us to their annual New Year’s Day party, where they revel in Southern heritage and serve all the New Year’s lucky foods: Black eyed peas, ham, grits, collards and, of course, Joe’s famous biscuits! […]

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Christmas Eve 2014

Church. Cocktails. Photos by the tree. Dinner. Dessert. Fire. Family. Friends. Merry Christmas! At the kids service at Grace: Les Dorkages at the tree: Samantha thanks Kelli and Sarah for her beautiful dress: Photo credit, Samantha:   Kale salad with […]

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Thanksgiving 2014 at the Ranch

What a wonderful holiday with family and friends. We planned a menu (over lots of wine!), cooked with our families, then brought everyone and all the delicious food together under one roof (with lots of wine!). We did turkey three ways. Irene […]


A Simple Birthday Supper

After traisping around upstate all day, we were content to light a fire and eat a simple supper from bowls on our laps. Kris was kind enough to bring over some lamb meatballs, which she made using a recipe from […]


Joe & Joe in Pearl River

After a runaway success with our quest for the best Bacon, Egg & Cheese over on lohud, Megan and I are starting another quest: for the best red sauce. Not sure how we’ll ever decide it for sure, but we’ll […]


Sam and Greg: Cheese!

A few cute photos of Hunna and Sam, at our diner lunch on a rainy Saturday. Related posts: Lunch at Cheese Boy in the Palisades Center Greg’s Special Sam Song A Trip to the Mankato Farmers Market, Wherein Greg Orders […]


Brunch at The East Pole

The East Pole is a new(ish) restaurant on the Upper East Side from the guys behind The Fat Radish and The LeadBelly. We chose brunch at The East Pole becuase it was only a few blocks from the Whitney, with […]

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Friday Night Chicken Supper

With Sarah in town, we invited the Ranchers over for a simple Friday night supper. A tarragon-mustard chicken with farro and greens. Good times! Related posts: Saturday Night Supper: Roast Chicken (With Recipe!) Sunday Night Supper: Beet Salad and Roast […]

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Pizza at Mountain House in Sparkill

An early Saturday night out at Mountain House for pizza. It’s been a while! Sam places her order: Casear salad: Breaded zucchini sticks. (Nah. Mostly bread.) Pizza: Somebody enjoys her ‘za: Sam and mom: Related posts: Pizza at the Mountain […]


Super Bowl Eats!

We set up the projector on a bed sheet in the living room and watched the game in style! For our indulgent eats? Queso con chorizo and chicken wings with homemade ranch. Recipes coming soon. Meantime, here are the photos […]


Merry Christmas from Sour Cherry Farm

Merry Christmas everybody! I’m sorry to say that SCF doesn’t have the extravangza of recipes and cooking posts that normally accompany this time of year. (Like in Christmas 2012, Christmas 2011, Christmas 2010…well, you get the picture…) I have been […]


Thanksgiving at the Ranch

SCF fans will notice I’ve fallen a bit behind in my posts lately! I promise to catch up soon with Jessica’s visit to the Farm, Samantha’s birthday, a couple of trips to some great restaurants (including The Parlor in Dobbs […]


Coloring with Samantha

The new table is proving to be quite a lot of fun, especially now that winter’s here and we’re stuck inside! Here’s Daddy, inspiring our budding artist. Related posts: Samantha’s Plane Ride Home Samantha in Minnesota Samantha Coos and Smiles […]


The Palor in Dobbs Ferry

I’ve heard there have been lines out the door for the pizza at The Parlor, David DiBari’s new restaurant in Dobbs Ferry. But I went a couple of Thursdays ago: there were plenty of open tables and it was easy […]


Dinner at Roost in Sparkill

After just one visit to Roost, we were eager to get back. Dinner was even better this time around, if that’s possible! Pays d’auge sour: brandy, maple syrup and lemon juice:   Like a Sidecar, but with soft edge. Caesar […]


Maura’s Kitchen in Nyack: A Reboot!

Wow! Who knew!? The last time we went to Maura’s Kitchen, it was to pick up some terrific roast chicken takeout. This time, we’re sipping pisco sours and guffawing over how delicious the ceviche is. Yes, it appears that Maura’s […]


Birthday Supper at o lar

Celebrating Hunna’s birthday at one of our favorite places with two of our favorite people: Boo and Sarah. The pizza, as usual, was outstanding. A wonderful, light, airy crust. Proscuitto and arugual topping: Sarah and Boo! Goat cheese fritters: Fennel […]


Sam Tells Daddy ‘Good Luck’

Hunna started a new job this week: working for Design Within Reach. We’re all pretty excited, not to mention proud! Good work for a good company. He leaves super-early, so Sam and I are on our own those mornings. On […]