Pork Chops with Apples, Apricots and Figs and Fall Apple Picking

Pork Chops with Apples, Apricots and Figs and Fall Apple Picking

Autumn is apple season. One of the most enjoyable things to do is to go pick your own apples. There are a number of apple farms near our area. After apple-picking at Riamede Farms in Chester, NJ, I had an abundance of apples, so I got cooking. Different varieties of apples are for different purposes. […]

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MONTREAL, Canada: Easy drive from New York (Part 1)

MONTREAL, Canada: Easy drive from New York (Part 1)

To mark the end of summer, we packed our suitcases, reviewed what little French we knew and drove to Montreal, Quebec, Canada for a mini-vacation. It took a little over 6 hours, about 350 miles, driving from New Jersey, through New York to Albany, heading through the Adirondack Mountains. It’s a scenic, picturesque drive. The […]

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