BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Stuffing balls made from your favorite stuffing recipe. this one has corn and white bread, sausage, apples and pecans.
Before you angrily mouse click away because I’ve dared to write about ways to make Thanksgiving dinner healthier, please hear me out: I love butter with an intensity that rivals that of the late Julia Child and I’m a total sugar fiend.
I don’t diet and I firmly believe that life is too short to count calories. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO| Sweet potato pie made by playing with my food.
For years, my pie crusts have been edible but unspectacular. So this fall, I attended a baking conference in Vermont where I discovered that the best way to get a crispy and buttery crust with long flakes is to play with your food. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Don’t take a holiday break from healthy living that includes good food and regular exercise, advises Suzette Smith of Shelter Island Pilates.
It’s not January 1 when resolutions should kick in or even spring when you start cringing about what you’re going to look like in a bathing suit.
Instead, it’s the holiday season, filled with super-sized portions of rich food and exercise restricted to shopping.
But Suzette Smith said that instead of thinking pie and lattes, she’s hoping more people will think pilates. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Annette Bening stars in ‘Being Julia,’ playing Tuesday, November 24 at the library.
The Tuesday, November 24 showing in the Movies at the Library series is a champagne float kind of film. “Being Julia” was made in 2004 and is based on W. Somerset Maugham’s 1937 novel, “Theatre.” It stars Annette Bening in one of her most beguiling parts.
The New York Times said, “‘Being Julia’ may not make much psychological or dramatic sense, but Ms. Bening pretending to be Julia (who is always pretending to be herself) is sensational.” (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Violinist Ariel Horowitz will be featured at the Perlman Music Program’s Alumni Concert this Saturday.
The Perlman Music Program’s musicians are back this weekend at the Clark Arts Center on the Shore Road campus.
On Saturday, November 21 at 5 p.m., rising star violinist Ariel Horowitz will perform a recital of Brahms, Chausson, Dvorak, Mozart and Wieniawski with pianist John Root. (more…)