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I Started Cookin’ in Brooklyn

  An except from HOOK IT & COOK IT available on Amazon. A New York Foodie’s Bonafides and Particulars Hi, I'm Jim. I am a big man, recreational fisherman, home cook in a tiny kitchen in my native New York. I hook it and cook it, buy it and fry it and I know my… Continue reading I Started Cookin’ in Brooklyn

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Truffle Mushroom Gnocchi with Boursin Pistachio Herb Slap-Your-Mama Cream Sauce

  I do love summer. There is no denying it. Less clothes, tasty seafood and fishing for fluke or crabbing at the Jersey Shore or out east suits me just fine. As the long summer days dwindle, the city takes on a whole new feel. But, before football madness takes over, there is a tender… Continue reading Truffle Mushroom Gnocchi with Boursin Pistachio Herb Slap-Your-Mama Cream Sauce

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UPDATED Creating 1970’s Little Italy, New York City For “The Irishman”

Martin Scorsese’s mob movie “The Irishman” has been shooting all over New  York this autumn. From Harlem to Ridgewood, Staten Island to Scarsdale, the 1970’s drama centers around the disappearance of Teamster boss Jimmie Hoffa. Based on Charles Brandt’s book “I Heard You Paint Houses”, “The Irishman” tells the story of Frank Sheeran, a close… Continue reading UPDATED Creating 1970’s Little Italy, New York City For “The Irishman”

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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