As Hanukkah approaches each year, I start thinking about traditional Jewish recipes and how to put my own modern foodie twist on them. After all, what other time of year do we actually get to eat dinner with our families 8 nights in a row? With candles to light and presents or candy to enjoy each night, Hanukkah is always a special time for family bonding.
Fall harvest season is one of my favorite times of year. The leaves are changing, and as the cool breeze releases us from the sweaty grip of east coast humidity, we look for ways to participate in the beauty of the season. Some people take leaf gawking drives through the country, or visit apple orchards and pumpkin patches with a hay ride on the side. I, however, luckily remembered that fall harvest season also applies to grapes, and thought our local vineyards and wineries would be buzzing with activity.
The air is thick with the summer heat and the tension of forthcoming gladiator-like competition. The men and women are selecting their weapons of choice, and sharpening their knives and wits for the challenge that lies ahead. Will they come home to their shops and families crowned with glory…or shame? As the piquant scent of [...]
The Martini is the great American cocktail. It is widely known and appreciated, yet enshrouded in mystery for many reasons, much to the credit of the character James Bond, and also to the fact that a martini order comes with many questions: shaken or stirred, dirty or dry, with olives or a twist, up or [...]
Di Bruno Bros. cheese spreads are the ultimate snack on our imported Crostini, with an artisan crusty bread, or smeared on a chicken sandwich. But of course you know this already. What you may not know is that our cheese spreads can take almost any sandwich, pasta, or dinner recipe to new heights, and we [...]