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Oyster Stew

Peter G. Rose For a seasonal oyster stew recipe I turned to the handwritten cookbook of Maria Sanders Van Rensselaer (1749–1830). The daughter of Elizabeth Schuyler and Robert Sanders (mayor of

Open-Hearth Cooking

LIGHTING A FIRE adds a festive touch to any occasion, and cooking on that same fire adds to a general sense of relaxation, fun and well-being. The delicious aromas of

Peconic Bay Scallops With Grapefruit & Yam

Eric Gabrynowicz, Restaurant North Serves 2 Ingredients 1 medium yam, peeled and quartered 1 grapefruit, juiced salt and aleppo pepper, to taste 4 to 6 Peconic Bay scallops 1 tablespoon

Pan-fried Oysters with Champagne Butter

Greg McDowell, Ruby’s Oyster Bar & Bistro / Photos by Simon Feldman 1 serving Ingredients 5 fresh oysters 1 egg, beaten 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour salt and pepper to taste

Oysters with Cucumbers and Osetra Caviar

Peter Kelly, Xaviar’s Restaurant Group Ingredients Serving Platter 3 tablespoon peppercorns 10 dry bay leaves 3 tablespoons star anise 3 tablespoons coriander seeds 2 tablespoons dried Thai chili peppers rock

Apple Cider Sorbet & Oysters

Glenn Vogt, RiverMarket Bar & Kitchen / Photos by Simon Feldmanman Serves 1 or 2 Ingredients 1 quart Thompson’s Cider Mill apple cider juice from 2 freshly squeezed lemons 1/4 cinnamon

Fried Oysters

Don Clark, Frogmore Tavern / Photos by Jerry Novesky Serves 1 or 2 Ingredients Apple-Bacon Chutney 1 quart Thompson’s Cider Mill apple cider 1 pound bacon, small dice 2 tablespoons

Oysters Rockefeller

Hektor Dajo, Blu Pointe / Photos by Ann Stratton Makes 16 1-ounce servings Ingredients For Riesling Migonette 1 1/2 cups Brotherhood Riesling 1 cup Champagne vinegar 1/2 cup sliced shallots

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back this April 8-21!