All The Things I Eat

I Ate A Chicago Style Hot Dog and I Liked It


Saturday, July 1st, 2023 | 1,008 views

A Chicago Style hot dog

Early versions of the modern hot dog first emerged on Coney Island and in Chicago about the same time. The two cities have had rival hot dogs ever since.

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When Life Gives You Peppers, Make Pepper Relish


Monday, November 1st, 2021 | 660 views

Peppers waiting to be dried

With pumpkin spice season upon us, we did the usual thing middle-aged, once upwardly mobile professionals with a young child do and headed out of the city to pick apples in the fields of the Hudson Valley. I grew up a few miles from the Warwick, New York, the center of autumnal activities. There are plenty of u-pick apple orchards to choose from here. In recent years, traffic overwhelms the narrow roads on weekends as urban dwellers flock to nature.

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