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Marking Two Years of Advocating for the Hudson Valley

Two years ago April 17, when I was first sworn in as a member of the New York State Assembly,  I promised my constituents that I would work full-time for them as their state legislator, that I would be their voice in Albany, and that I would be a passionate advocate for our home, the beautiful Hudson Valley.   790 more words

Didi's Dish

West Point Weekend Getaway

As much as I love New York City and think it has everything anyone could want all the time — there are just some weekends you need to get away. 1,290 more words

New York City

Sorry for the Hiatus

I was about to begin this by apologizing profusely for my lack of posts lately. But then I remembered, this is my blog. I don’t have to apologize haha. 499 more words

Odds And Ends

Ali Bouzari - An Interview With the Food Biochemist, Chef, and Innovator

If you knew that a 20-something food Biochemist was influencing your menu at The French Laundry (should you be so lucky to snag a table) would that raise your eyebrows? 1,880 more words

Cook - Recipes From Friends

Great Value!! Greystone Wines

Greystone Winery – The Perfect Wine/Food Pairing

Who doesn’t want a quality, well balanced wine to pair with a wonderful meal served up by a great chef?  312 more words

Eating with your eyes: Study links pretty plating to improved taste

In the world of cooking, the only thing more abused than salt may be superlatives. Stunning! Beautiful! Gorgeous!

Indeed, to hear meal descriptions on such TV shows as MasterChef Canada and Hell’s Kitchen, you’d think pretty plating was almost as important as the food itself – and a first-of-its-kind study finds that may actually be true. 507 more words


Many Mixers

Pastry Class at Woosong

Compliments of Chef Pascal Schwalm