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Brooklyn: Free Cooking Lessons on Historic American Foods at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Brooklyn is offering four free cooking  lessons on how to prepare historic American foods.  So put on that hoop skirt and mosey on over to whip up some victuals that our forefathers and foremothers might have consumed. What:  FREE Fireside Feast.  Join hearth cook and culinary historian Carolina Capehart for a [...]

Recipe: Potato Latkes for Hanukkah from Zabar’s

Everyone has a favorite potato latke recipe for Hanukkah. Here’s one from Zabar’s, supplied by a grandma, of course. A couple of modern-day shortcuts that Bubbie might not have approved of—the potatoes aren’t peeled and they’re grated in a food processor. Grandma Bertha’s Latkes Andrea Watman INGREDIENTS 4 Idaho Potatoes (Washed but not peeled) 1 [...]

Upper West Side: Natural History Museum’s Silk Road Exhibit To Host Food and Wine Programs

Traveling the Silk Road, an intriguing  exhibit that opened Nov. 14 at the Museum of Natural History, ushers visitors into a recreation of the web of ancient trading routes—the legendary Silk Road—that for centuries stretched from East Asia to the Mediterranean. When you first enter the exhibit, two enormous life-like camels loom. There’s also a [...]

Upper West Side: Michael’s to Host Martha Stewart for Book Signing Tomorrow

Martha Stewart will be signing signing copies of two of her books tomorrow, Oct. 26, at the new Upper West Side Michael’s.  The domestic diva will be signing copies of Martha Stewart ’s Dinner at Home and Martha Stewart ’s Encyclopedia of Crafts. Michael’s is located on Columbus Ave. between 97th and 98th streets.

New York Fall Food Events, Part I: What’s Coming up This Weekend

Video: GoodNewsBroadcast In the Fall, food events abound in New York. It’s a great time to do some sampling and watch chefs at work. Worried about consuming all those calories? Take a long walk in Riverside Park or bike down the Greenway. The following weekend food event roundup is Part 1 of a three part series. [...]