A delicious dinner of king oyster mushrooms, truffle Gouda & Sardinian Argiolas red!

Making naked cake: lemon buttermilk cake with rosemary rum syrup, mascarpone & raspberry filling, sealed with vanilla buttercream. The cake is topped with autumn leaves, locally grown herbs, raspberries and roses. Butter Brown Baking Company

Wonderful sushi omekase at Brushstroke in TriBeCa NYC

The sultry Greenwich Hotel in NYC

Delicious meal at ABC Kitchen sitting at the bar. Peach fuzz cocktail, fluke crudo, the silkiest toro ceviche, Maine crab toast, plump voluptuous ricotta ravioli & a trio of peach sorbet, strawberry ice cream & blackberry creme fraiche sherbet. So yummy!

Field Picnic in Saugerties, NY

In the garden this September…

Views at Olana State Historic Site. The home of Hudson River School artist Frederic Church. Such beauty on an exceptional September day. The house is inspirational…all 5 minutes outside of Hudson, New York.

Lemon yogurt peach cake. Butter Brown Baking Company

Anniversary cake by Butter Brown Baking Company.

Lemon Yogurt cake brushed with thyme, lemon & rum syrup. Filled with vanilla custard and local Hudson valley peaches. Covered in French vanilla buttercream. Flowers & decor all from Cedar Farm picked up at the Hudson farmers market.

Anniversary cake by Butter Brown Baking Company.

Lemon Yogurt cake brushed with thyme, lemon & rum syrup. Filled with vanilla custard and local Hudson valley peaches. Covered in French vanilla buttercream. Flowers & decor all from Cedar Farm picked up at the Hudson farmers market.

A luscious and zesty summertime meal chock full of local veggies and garden goodies. There is heirloom tomato salad with aged balsamic, sautéed corn with shiitakes served with seared wild Alaskan salmon, zucchini with mint walnut pesto and refreshing cucumber basil lime cocktails. Yum!

Finally my first Black Krim tomato! It was flavorful & luscious with some petit opal basil, Greek olive oil, amp; aged balsamic…and a garden herb omelette.

Finally my first Black Krim tomato! It was flavorful & luscious with some petit opal basil, Greek olive oil, amp; aged balsamic…and a garden herb omelette.

Tis the season in the Hudson Valley, wild chanterelles, zinnia bouquets, fresh hot peppers from the garden, Casablanca lilies from the garden and fabulous jumbo juicy Noank oysters from CT!

Stonecrop Garden, Cold Spring NY

Stonecrop is one of the most beautiful public gardens located in Cold Spring, New York and owned by the Cabots. It has the most unique & incredible greenhouse I’ve ever seen!