Posts Written OnJanuary 01, 2008

My Goals and Plans for 2008

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

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.