Posts Written OnJanuary 01, 2008

My Goals and Plans for 2008

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I’m not much for resolutions. I tend to have a hard time coming up with a short list of focused things I can commit to. I’m not very good at keeping them either. As Nena often quips, I’m a man with many ideas and plans, but following through isn’t my forte. But, that doesn’t mean that I don’t have  things I’m planning to accomplish  in the new year. So, here we go with a few things I’m thinking about these days: More Reading. I’m a book lover. Nena would say that I have a problem, but I figure books are…

Local With Local: Seared Peconic Bay Scallops with Wolffer Estate 2003 Estate Selection Chardonnay

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Our little Local With Local project kicks off 2008 with another recipe from chef Doug Gulija from The Plaza Cafe in Southampton. This time around, we’ve paired a popular East End delicacy, Peconic Bay scallops, with a deliciously balanced barrel fermented 2003 Estate Selection Chardonnay from Wolffer Estate. As always, a big thanks goes out to by chef Doug and Ellen Watson, the photographic talent behind the above picture. This is a terrific combo and I’m proud to say that this menu item is currently on the menu at the restaurant. Recipe behind the jump.