Archive for the ‘Neighborhood Eats’ Category

Food-Stuffed French Toast

French Toast as Stuffed and Jolly as Santa Himself

If you can make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and fry an egg, you already have all the skills needed to make this incredible…

In this image taken on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, chocolate-dipped coconut meringue drops are shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Meringue: A Lighter Take on Holiday Cookies

Even if you avoid baking all year long, there’s a very good chance the allure of the holidays will seduce you into having a go…


Rugelach: A Jewish Cookie You Can Give to Anyone

My sister, Mary Pat, is the born baker in the family. She has a sweet tooth that she has polished into a fine baking skill….


Hurricane Sandy: Long Island Restaurant Week Extended

The bi-annual and award-winning Long Island Restaurant Week will extend the Fall 2012 campaign through Sunday, November 18. The extension comes as a result of…

Red Cross volunteers are serving hot food at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford, among six locations across LI.

11 Long Island Food Distribution Centers Open

The Red Cross reopened six food distribution centers across Long Island for lunch and dinner Friday for those impacted by Hurricane Sandy and will be…


Umberto’s Pizzeria & Restaurant of Bellmore

Just hearing the name “Umberto’s” brings a smile to my face. I know the Original Umberto’s of New Hyde Park well, as do generations of…