Back to Basics: Pound Cake

Grammies.  My siblings, cousins and I interchangeably called her that, Grams or Gramma Lu.  She was known for her sternness, her stylish church hats and admired for her ability to bake well.  So it was with no surprise to witness my Aunty speak of this skill in the eulogy for her mother’s burial service.  “My…

Potato Salad

Prepared several different and creative ways per region and season a couple dependable factors remain when it comes to Potato Salad.  The heartiness of the dish – this side salad might as well be considered a ‘one pot’ meal with all the veggies, mayonnaise (mostly), protein and other ingredients like olive oil, mustard, vinegars and…

From Farm to Glass, Blood Orange Screwdriver

“Located on a fifth-generation farm in the black dirt region of Orange County, New York, we are a true farm to bottle craft distillery.  Our focus is on quality, not quantity.  We grow everything on our farm that we need to produce quality spirits.  Quality ingredients, small batches, hands-on processes.” – Orange County Distillery So…