One of the great traditions of the Montuak weekend is seafood paella. I was not the chef or mastermind behind this, but I wanted to show how this epic, epic paella was made. Yes, they have a paella pan that is slightly larger than the average charcoal grill. One of the advantages to being on … Continue reading Adventures in Montauk: The Final Chapter
Last Wednesday, I cooked this lovely little pasta dish from modified from a Real Simple recpie. I will have to say, it is one of the best I have made in quite a long time thanks largly to the fresh ingredients I purchased at Union Square's Greenmarket. In fact, the entire meal except for the … Continue reading Adventures in New York: Greenmarket Feast
We continued our Saturday afternoon tour of Montauk by heading to the Channing Daughters winery. We sampled mostly white wines, and they were surprisingly lovely. I bought a red wine to pair with steaks or something along those lines (I haven't opened it yet) and Merlot jelly. For a cocktail party at my apartment, I … Continue reading Adventures in Montuak: Part III
Saturday in Montauk, we explored the area. First, we went out to Camp Hero, the actual tip of Long Island. Also, home of the Montauk Project the Area 51/LOST in real life of New York. There were signs telling us to watch out for unexploded landmines. The Camp Hero radar. No one in our group … Continue reading Adventures in Montauk: Part II
This week TheVlogPoets will turn the discussion of the Ode Poem into an online video joy-plosoin. We will write, read and generally explore the form with you. Enjoy, and don't forget to tell a friend about us! Thanks for your support! Tumblr: http://thevlogpoets.tumblr.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/thevlogpoets Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/TheVlogPoets Website: http://projectvideobard.com/
This Memorial Day, my friends and I took a trip out to Montauk, Long Island for the weekend. Montauk is the furthest point on Long Island, the end of the line. On our drive from the city, we made a little detour to the Blue Point Brewery in Patchogue, Long Island, about half way to … Continue reading Adventures in Montauk: Part I
Mouse pastry in Greek bakery in Astoria After a brief blogging hiatus while I have settled into my new job, I am back! My goal for the rest of the year is to have one entry per week day, as before. I might have to amend that goal, but check back here every day this … Continue reading …and we are back!