Jessie’s Monthly Recipe

March 2021 Recipe – Best Ever Pound Cake

Pound cake is not the sexiest of treats, I’ll give you that, but it is one of the most comforting and satisfying. Moreover, it is the perfect blank canvas and takes beautifully to being zhuzhed up with a dollop of whipped cream and a handful of berries or a scoop of your favorite ice cream. This particular pound cake calls for buttermilk, which adds a lovely tenderness to the cake, and reminds me of the Sara Lee version with which I grew up – and […]

February 22nd, 2021|Jessie’s Monthly Recipe|


Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival

Happy Memorial Day weekend! How to celebrate with wine? There just happens to be a wonderful festival in Chatham (the heart of Columbia County) where you can try wines from the Hudson Valley and Finger Lakes (and other craft beverages, too!). Support local! Try new wines! Learn about where the grapes are grown and the wine is made! Stock up on favorites without having to travel all the way to the wineries. And enjoy a festive environment. It’s the Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival, […]

By |May 24th, 2023|Wine of the Week|


The Importance Of Being Frank

Young Benjamin had been sitting, patiently, with his family at one of the community tables on the patio at “frank,” the captivating new restaurant in West Cornwall, CT. While the others had mastered a salad and an elegant asparagus with lemon ricotta appetizer, he was left to anticipate the Margherita pizza that appeared as entrées were fetched from the kitchen with exact timing. An aspiring writer, he was careful in his consideration of the rectangular offering and took a few moments to savor the crispy […]

June 30th, 2022|Restaurant Review|
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