My family is generally low maintenance when it comes to what they will eat. They each have favorites that seem to change without warning. My oldest, Tommy’s, favorite meal can fluctuate between osso bucco, and a Philly cheesesteak. Sam, my youngest, likes a good lobster roll, but can be just as satisfied with a sliceContinue reading “Smiles All Around!!”
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“My bologna has a first name its O-s-c-a-r, my bologna has a second name its M-a-y-e-r. Oh I love to eat it every day, and if you ask me why i’ll sayyyyy, cause Oscar Mayer has a way with b-o-l-o-g-n-a!!!” I can still sing that commercial even though I haven’t seen it in years. IContinue reading “New Favorites”
Happy Holidays 2020 style
Any other year today would be the day that my family would make the pilgrimage back to New York. We would be looking forward to spending time with friends and family that we hadn’t seen since the summer, and making plans for our annual train ride into the city to see the Rockefeller Center treeContinue reading “Happy Holidays 2020 style”
When the weather turns colder and the trees turn bare, there is nothing better than a warm meal to chase away the chill. If you want to see a smile on my face give me a delicious hot cup of soup after a day of raking leaves, or any other outdoor activity for that matter,Continue reading “Gumbo”
Growing up on Long Island you are never more than a short car ride from some type of water. From the local beaches that can be found in almost every town along the Long Island coast, or state parks like Jones Beach, and Fire Island to the white sand beaches of the world famous Hamptons,Continue reading “Grandma Beach”
How about them apples?
Fall has hit in Maryland, and I couldn’t be happier. The hot, sticky days of summer have come to an end, and the crisp, cool days of autumn have taken over. The days are getting shorter, and my spirits are soaring. This time of year has always been my favorite season. Baseball is moving intoContinue reading “How about them apples?”
Chicken Pot Pie, Chicken Pot Pie, Chicken Pot Pie!!!!!
The Vergis family is a big fan of cooking shows. One of our favorites is Somebody Feed Phil on Netflix, starring the creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, Phil Rosenthal. With an amazing zest for life Phil travels the world trying the local specialties with some of the best chefs in the world. Another of ourContinue reading “Chicken Pot Pie, Chicken Pot Pie, Chicken Pot Pie!!!!!”
Sooo Many Peaches!!
As summer comes to an end, and we look forward to the crisp air of fall and all of the flavors that come with the season, my family likes to take advantage of the cooler temps to get out and about and enjoy what our area has to offer. Maryland summers can be oppressively hotContinue reading “Sooo Many Peaches!!”
Maine has become one of my family’s favorite vacation spots. We have made the trek from our home in Maryland to towns like Kennebunkport, Wells, Camden, Port Clyde, Boothbay, and Southport several times over the past ten years usually stopping on Long Island to visit family along the way (Long Island will be a fewContinue reading “Maine”