Recipe: Hot Toddy With Brown-Sugar Apples

We now have a few local corn whiskies in the Hudson Valley, N.Y., that really warm you up from the inside. This recipe is adapted from local star chef, Peter Kelly, chef-owner of X20 Xaviars on the Hudson, Restaurant X and Xaviars, located in the Hudson Valley. INGREDIENTS 1 ounce corn whiskey 1 ounce apple […]

Recipe: Valentine’s Day Brown-Sugar Hearts

Photo by Judith Hausman Jam, cinnamon and allspice make these heart cookies special. Any excuse to make sweets, really, is fine by me. For Valentine‚Äôs Day, I love using the vintage heart-shaped cookie cutters I‚Äôve collected over the years too. A couple came from my mom‚Äôs kitchen and a couple of others were picked up […]