Spinach Dip with Lamb’s Quarters

By Seth Fera-Schanes Summer ingredients are overflowing at the Union Square Greenmarket.  When you visit the market and see the city’s chefs purchasing their ingredients for the day, you know you are in the right place to stock your refrigerator. One seasonal ingredient I particularly enjoy is lamb’s […]

Summer Travel to Lake Annecy

By Seth Fera-Schanes Spoiled for choice is the best way to describe Annecy in the Savoy region of France.  A year-round travel destination with unlimited activities ranging from swimming and hiking to cross country and downhill skiing (and everything in-between.) I went at the start of summer and […]

Paris Photo Walk

By Seth Fera-Schanes An overnight flight between New York and Paris is around 7 hours.  If you find a good flight deal and have a long weekend, what is stopping you from packing a couple shirts, grabbing your best walking shoes and picking up your camera for a […]

Harlem Rose Garden

By Seth Fera-Schanes GreenThumb Community Gardens started in New York City in the 1970’s.  These gardens are located throughout the city and while they are fenced have access to the general public.  The spaces are maintained by individuals who live on the block and have a range of […]

Noguchi Museum

By Seth Fera-Schanes The Noguchi Museum has been on my New York list for a weekend activity for quite some time.  And one rainy Sunday afternoon, I finally made it happen. Located in Long Island City, next to the East River, the museum does take a little effort […]

Ramp Sourdough Bread

By Seth Fera-Schanes It was 11pm on a Sunday and 4 balls of sourdough dough sat on my counter.  They had been rested, stretched, rested again and were nestled in their baskets ready for an overnight proof in the refrigerator. Then I felt the urge to bake.  But […]