Oatmeal Cookies with Cranberries and Cardamom

Oatmeal Cookies with Cranberries and Cardamom

Here’s a cookie recipe featuring an exotic spice to make it special enough for a holiday celebration. I’ll show you the recipe in just a minute, but first I have a handy baking tip and a few fun facts about cardamom to share. A Baking Tip for Smooth Textured Cookies Do you like to bite …

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A New York Version of Bangers and Mash

Bangers and Mash, with hard apple cider. Try an authentic Irish dinner this St. Patrick's Day.

When I visited Ireland in 2014, I discovered a dish called Bangers and Mash - the "bangers" being sausages and the "mash" being mashed potatoes. All slathered in a delicious onion gravy, this pub grub favorite made me feel warm and cozy. So when I got home to New York, I tried to make some …

Having a Blueberry Blast at Swistak’s Farm in Verona and Other Places to Pick

One of the sweetest moments in a Central New York summer is the announcement of opening day at the local blueberry u-pick farm. At my favorite farm, Swistak's in Verona, a friendly driver will take you for a Kubota ride to a berry-laden section of their vast fields. This year Swistak's will open on July 14, …