Cooking, Discovery, food, Puerto Rican Food, Recipe Jar, recipes, Uncategorized

Pernil Perfection

Pernil, seasoned and cooked pork shoulder, is a traditional Puerto Rican dish served at Holidays and special occasions. It creates it's own holiday of aroma and flavor as you slow cook the pork to perfection. For meat lovers it has all the hits- moist flavorful core, outstanding marbled slices and crispy "chicharrones" pieces of slow… Continue reading Pernil Perfection

Cooking, Discovery, food, Fishing, food, Memories, New York, NYC, Recipe Jar, recipes, Seafood, Uncategorized

“Hook It & Cook It” Fishing, Dishing and Reminiscing with an Urban Angler- eBook coming November 21st!

ErinGoScratch@gmail.com 'Call me Jim. This is the story of my particular corner of the sea- the ocean around New York City. I am a big man, home cook and fisherman in a tiny kitchen in NYC. I hook it and cook it, buy it and fry it, and will show you around NYC. New York… Continue reading “Hook It & Cook It” Fishing, Dishing and Reminiscing with an Urban Angler- eBook coming November 21st!

Italian, Little Italy, New York, NYC, san gennaro

Sights and Sounds of San Gennaro

The weather has been just fine and the Feast of San Gennaro 2017 wraps up this weekend. You still have a chance to come down this weekend. Here are a few fun vids and pics of the spectacle that is the Feast of San Gennaro on Mulberry Street in Little Italy in New York City… Continue reading Sights and Sounds of San Gennaro

Chinatown, Discovery, food, New York, NYC, Recipe Jar, recipes, Seafood, Uncategorized

Chinatown Chronicles-Volume Two

"Chinese food tries to engage the mind, not just the palate. To provoke the intellect."  Nicole Mones If I said "who wants to drink tea and eat chicken feet, shrimp, sticky rice and dumplings for brunch", I might not get many takers. If I say who wants "dim sum" it is pretty easy to gather… Continue reading Chinatown Chronicles-Volume Two

Emergency Contacts, Florida, Miami, NYC Getaways, Uncategorized

A Love Note To Miami

  To our friends, family and all the good people of Miami, The Keys and South Florida- Dear Miami, You bring so much fun, flavor, excitement, love, color and joy to the world with your seductive beauty, endless charm, natural wonders and lovely people. You are in our prayers. We wish you luck and courage.… Continue reading A Love Note To Miami

9/11, Art, memorial, New York, NYC, Soho, Uncategorized

Tribute in Light- 9/11 Memorial & Museum

"Tribute in Light is a commemorative public art installation first presented six months after 9/11 and then every year thereafter, from dusk to dawn, on the night of September 11. It has become an iconic symbol that both honors those killed and celebrates the unbreakable spirit of New York. Assembled on the roof of the… Continue reading Tribute in Light- 9/11 Memorial & Museum

food, Little Italy, san gennaro, Soho, Uncategorized

91st Annual Feast of San Gennaro 2017

UPDATED SCHEDULE OF EVENTS There will be Free Music Entertainment every night from 7:30 to 9:30 PM (unless otherwise noted) as well as free music and/or food demonstrations and lectures every afternoon between 2:00 and 5:00 PM on the FESTIVAL STAGE located at the corner of Grand and Mott Streets. Tuesday- Monday-   Sunday-   Saturday… Continue reading 91st Annual Feast of San Gennaro 2017