food

    I have now had my little camp at Lazy Point for five years. Five years, long enough for the clams in my secret clam bed to mature and become sustenance. Long enough for me to learn what I need and don’t need to make time...
Here Comes Oktoberfest
   W­hy pickle, can, and preserve? The best reason is because of where we live. The bounty of fruits and vegetables available to us makes the effort worthwhile. It is also satisfying and economical. And the little jars of what you have...

    With Labor Day now past, restaurants have begun to adjust their hours for the quieter season. In East Hampton Village, the Blue Parrot is now open Thursday for dinner starting at 5 p.m., and on Friday and Saturday for lunch and...
   In her native Uruguay, Luisa Masliah, who is called Luchi, earned a degree in clinical psychology. But her first business, started with friends right after college, was a gourmet takeout shop called Gula Gula.     In its...
    Fall brings new options for foodies. Rowdy Hall in East Hampton will offer a weekly dinner and movie special beginning on Sunday. With the purchase of the nightly special entree, patrons will get a ticket to the East Hampton...
   So, you’ve always wanted to make your fortune replicating Aunt Sally’s rhubarb shortcake. But the board of health might not okay your kitchen, given the dogs that sleep in the corners and the cats that trespass on counters....

   Don’t bother asking the chef Tom Colicchio to name a dish that’s a standard crowd pleaser at home. As he has often said, his last meal would be his mother’s gravy — which, for an Italian from New Jersey, is...
    The summer vacation season may be ending, but local restaurateurs continue to bring specials to the table.     At The Bell & Anchor in Noyac, customers may choose either a two-course or three-course prix fixe,...
Pan-Seared Swordfsh With Black Olives and Cherry Tomatoes     This recipe is just a guideline, feel free to play with it. Serves four. 1 lb. thick-sliced swordfish, belly is good 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup pitted and...
    Swordfish are found around the world in tropical, temperate, and sometimes cold waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. North Atlantic swordfish annually migrate thousands of miles along the eastern seaboard of the...
   The highlight of Quail Hill’s At the Common Table on Saturday, the 10th such benefit for the community-supported farm overseen by the Peconic Land Trust, was dinner served in the orchard at a long table for 165, set beautifully...
Pie Making     Farm stand shoppers enjoying luscious late-summer fruits and interested in learning about making pies with them will have an opportunity next Thursday, when Leslie Dumont, a onetime pie-crust purveyor, offers a class...