Oct
12

Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Lobster with Butter Fried Garlic & Ginger

I made this recently for our White Burgundy wine tasting. It turned out to be quite a hit with everyone. I had never made lobster before so I was particularly proud of how it turned out. The recipe itself is pretty easy and really quite tasty. The recipe is from Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Total Time: 35 […]

Oct
12

Oktoberfest, with a Difference

Last night we got together for our wine club again, though this time we decided on Oktoberfest as our theme and went with beers. Since we’re not sticklers for “rules” we stretched the concept and went with beers, not necessarily German and the German food was not exactly German either. Our core group includes the […]

Oct
05

Ganges, Princeton Junction, NJ

I recently joined a number of my work colleagues for lunch at nearby Ganges. Generally, I have a pretty poor opinion of Indian restaurants in the area. The food usually is pretty underwhelming, bland and appears to be put together by non chefs – cooks who know the ingredients but really can’t cook well, they […]