Category: New York City

A Turkey Meatball Kind Of Day

By Seth Fera-Schanes My grandmother makes meatballs using a mixture of pork and beef.  Growing up my mother made turkey meatballs.  Two different schools of thought, two different final products but one common result; delicious. Some people claim turkey meatballs are dry or not worthy of the name. […]


CSA Soup

By Seth Fera-Schanes My friend recently moved out of the city and I inherited the remainder of his Community Supported Agriculture (“CSA”) farm share.  It is one of the best gifts a city resident can receive.  Every Sunday, I pick up fresh vegetables and fruit that last throughout […]

Baked Squash and Garlic Soup

By Seth Fera-Schanes Space comes at a premium in New York and no more so than in the tiny kitchens that are jammed into the 400 square foot apartments found throughout this city.  What should be a simple meal preparation actually poses a challenge due to the lack […]

Venison Schnitzel

By Seth Fera-Schanes One of the advantages to living in New York City is the wide range of food items, sourced from all over the world, that are easily accessible just about anytime you want them.  Have a craving for Durian fruit from Thailand?  Consider it done.  Simply […]

A Cinnamon Cider Margarita

By Seth Fera-Schanes A lime margarita, on the rocks, in a salt rimmed glass is a thing of summer beauty.  However, once the weather drops below 60 degrees, can you still order this drink?  Good question.  Yes, but for some reason it wouldn’t taste the same as when […]

Green with Envy

By Seth Fera-Schanes We are entering late August and summer is starting to wane.  Each day brings an earlier sunset and cooler temperatures.  The progression is gradual but inevitable.  Soon autumn will be here which does have me excited but sometimes I want to hang onto a few […]