It’s the Danish word for cozy and for the Danes it’s a way of life. Now you can seek out your own hygge (pronounced HOO-gah) — a lifestyle that includes the pursuit of fuzzy socks, hot tea and good company — on the East End.
So while our winter might be bad for sunbathing and water sports, there are other ways of seeking bliss.
Here are eight places to get cozy on the East End. (more…)
Here are all the ingredients you need for making fire cider. (Credit: Sarah Shepherd)
When I think of fall traditions, I am immediately drawn to the garden. The aroma of the herbs are strong. Seeds of my favorite plants are blowing to their next destination in my space and beyond. I appreciate the flowers of the fall. They have waited a long time for their chance to shine. Roots are waiting to be dug and they want me to use them. It is empowering to know how to take a few of those roots, leaves and flowers into my kitchen and transform them into simple remedies for myself and my family. (more…)
The crowd at Dan’s Harvest East End. (Credit: Madison Fender photos)
The crowd was dense and the wine flowed freely at the 7th annual Dan’s Harvest East End Saturday night at McCall Vineyards and Ranch in Cutchogue.
Food and wine lovers came together at this annual celebration to sample the best of the North and South forks. More than two dozen wineries were on hand to pour their wines, while over 30 of the region’s best chefs and food purveyors served up samples of their specialities.
The party was once again organized by Dan’s Papers and the Long Island Wine Council and the Food Network’s Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian served as host for the second year in a row. (more…)