“Photos from the Ferry” William Thatcher – UPDATED 8/13/18

“Photos From The Ferry”: An Exhibition by William Underhill Thatcher When people visit New York City, some of the best pictures they take of the skyline are from the Staten Island Ferry boat as it glides across the harbor. Dramatic views, cinematic lighting and occasional bold displays of nature create some amazing photo opportunities. When…

ErinGoScratch Recipe: Quick Pickled Watermelon

Quick Pickled Watermelon 5 or 6 coriander seeds 2 tablespoons of white vinegar 1 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot 1 teaspoon honey or sugar ½ cup olive oil Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 3 cups coarsely chopped seedless watermelon A sprig of oregano 2 cloves garlic diced One cup boiling water…

UPDATED- A Little NYC Street Art

Strolling the streets of the city, there is a lot of beauty to see. You just have to keep your eyes peeled…                              

Beet BBQ Sauce

I love exploring new tastes in BBQ Sauce. Beets have an individual taste that goes well when combined with a little tang and sweetness.  I tried, I liked. Beet BBQ Sauce 3/4 cup beet puree (about 1 medium/large beet, boiled, peeled and pureed) 1/4 cup raw sugar 1/3 cup ketchup 2 TBS white vinegar +…

The Pizza Pedigree of a Native New Yorker

In New York City, we are spoiled in our choice of world class food. With all the choice that surrounds us, pizza remains the one thing every New York foodie is an authority on. As a kid growing up in Flatbush, the Brooklyn of the early 70’s spoke to me through my nose and my…