Cabbage Salad

My father's mother made a truly great simple cabbage salad.  I know, everyone else called it "coleslaw..."

Take a head of  regular old green cabbage and cut out the tough core.  Then shred the cabbage either in a food processor…

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Salad Days

I love salads. Any kind. OK, I'm not wild about pasta salads... but that's another blog altogether...  So this year, I decided to experiment with a salad bed in the yard.  One package of arugula seeds and one package of…

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Greek Salad Pizza

I'm sure you've noticed that there are a lot of pizzas in the photo section.  I'm an addict!  I could eat pizza all day every day forever.  And while I do have some faves, what I really like is to…

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About Those Recipes...

Hey Folks... Just a quick bit of info... for those of you waiting on tenterhooks for recipes (the kind with amounts and everything!), I just wanted you to know I'm hard at work on a whole recipe section for the…

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Arugula Pesto Redux

Sorry… I realize this will be the second post in a row with the same major ingredient. But here’s the thing:  I had some of the arugula pesto left over. We had really enjoyed it the other night on the…

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Arugula Pesto

June is finally here, and the last week has been brutally hot. And that heat has signaled the end of the Spring arugula season. I'll be able to plant another crop in early September, but the summer here is just…

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Da Bronx

Living in Westchester County, I've got pretty much the best of both worlds. The Hudson Valley and the City are both easily accessable. For example... The Bronx is about a 10-minute drive.

Now I know this is going to sound…

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Welcome to This Old Chef

Welcome! I know what you’re thinking… “Another food blog… just what the world needs!!” And believe me, I get it. There are thousands of them… some good, some great, and some really bad. Why give up your time to read…

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