Dining with the presidents at Georgian Court


What an absolute delight it was to withdraw from the bruising verbal battles of this presidential election season and spend a Sunday afternoon in the gilded ballroom of Georgian Court University, Lakewood, savoring a presentation on the favorite foods and libations of presidents of yore by food historian Judith Krall-Russo. With Krall-Russo’s sparkling, anecdote-rich delivery on the … Continue reading

October is Pasta Month


One of my favorite meals I made myself while staying in Siena, Italy, was pasta with grape tomatoes and pancetta. When you are on a budget while on vacation and have the means to cook rather than eat out, I suggest this very simple filling dish packed with lots of flavor. This is what you will … Continue reading