Attending her first sleepover birthday party at age 10, Angela learns how to play blackjack from the infamous mobster “Crazy Joe” Gallo at 4 in the morning. [button link=”http://angeladerecastaylor.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/crazy-joe-westchester-review-2011.pdf” type=”text”]Read Piece[/button]
Sunday dinner: Lemon-Pepper Pappardelle with Prosciutto & Peas. Many asked for the recipe – so here it is. First, you can make this with any pasta but I do believe the lemon-pepper pappardelle greatly contributed to the flavor and texture of the dish. I purchased it at Trader Joe’s. Ingredients: – 1 (8oz.) package Trader… Continue reading Lemon Pepper Pappardelle w/Prosciutto & Peas
Comfort food for a cold, wet Sunday. Pasta with Chicken Cacciatore Sauce.
When I was a little girl, growing up in NYC, I didn’t think I was allowed in the Waldorf=Astoria. I believed that it was a place only for famous or important people. So you might imagine how surreal it was for me to work there during my career in catering and event planning from 1996-2003.… Continue reading The End of an Era
So easy…Carrots, Beets and Brussels Sprouts tossed lightly in Olive Oil, Salt & Pepper. Then Roast in 400 Degree Oven for 45 minutes. Yum!
Getting ready to roast a branch of Brussels sprouts but basting first with a glaze of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, fig preserves, garlic, cracked salt & pepper. Going into a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 45 minutes.
I was going to visit my cousin who had recently had multiple bypass surgery and I planned to bring him some home made soup. Me: I’m bringing you some homemade chicken soup. My cousin: I can make that myself! You’re the best cook I know. Make it beef barley. I had never made beef barley… Continue reading Beef Barley for the Heart
Happy and Merry Everything to Everyone. Peace on Earth.
I am thankful for the memory of being a little girl when my dad would pick me up for school – we would stop at the Village Den for breakfast where I would get a toasted corn muffin slathered with butter and grape jelly. Yes, I am so grateful for this delicious memory. Happy Thanksgiving… Continue reading Being Grateful on Thanksgiving
For those who were unaware – I fell down a flight of stairs early October, got all banged up including a sprained foot and a broken thumb which put my right hand in a cast for 6 weeks. So I’ve been laying low which is why you didn’t know about all of this. Up side… Continue reading Slow down!