CLARK MITCHELL PHOTO | Moroccan Carrot Salad spices up a cold day in early spring
I’ll never forget the gastronomic jolt I experienced when I first tried Moroccan food. I was 17-years-old and spending a semester at the American School of Tangier. On the very first day, a classmate and I wandered off campus and had lunch at a tiny café full of men smoking hookahs and drinking hot mint tea. I remember having couscous and being completely surprised by the complex flavors of mint, cumin and other spices that to this day I can’t identify. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island House logo.
Caci, a North Fork Italian restaurant, is taking over The Tavern at the Shelter Island House in a partnership with the present owners.
The Tavern is to be renamed Caci Shelter Island. (more…)
RACHEL SIFORD PHOTO The Greenport American Legion invited people to try on skates before the skating rink officially opens.
The Greenport American Legion will be open for skating in mid-march, general Manager Mindy Ryan said Monday. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Island artist Margaret Garrett, newly-minted VCCA fellow, with some of her work.
Margaret Garrett of Shelter Island has been awarded a fellowship by the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA). VCCA is located near Sweet Briar College in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains. (more…)
CLARK MITCHELL PHOTO Creamed chicken is the perfect comfort food and makes use of leftovers, too.
Much of my cooking involves using up every scrap of food that comes into the kitchen.
And what isn’t repurposed into something edible gets composted. I hate wasting anything. That’s why creamed chicken shows up regularly on the dinner table at our house. (more…)