Greens for good at Maison Privé!

Maison Privé is proud to be one of the select catering companies working with Abilis, a non-profit providing support and services to developmentally disabled members of the Greenwich community. One of their unique initiatives, which was just profiled in the CT Post, is a greenhouse which produces micro-greens. It’s a perfect partnership: we are supporting this…

A perfect Meal

Does the Chef make the Restaurant, or does the Restaurant make the Chef?  Some might equate this to the age old adage of the chicken and the egg…who comes first and eventually, what makes the chicken cross the road? Jim and I don’t get out too much.  Two things: having a 14 month old is prohibitive…

The Journey of A Crab

On most days Jim and I begin with a discussion about food.  It typically begins with, “what random concoction is our baby going to have for breakfast?” and finishes with, “what’s for dinner?”.    As most of you know by now,  what to eat is not a simple question for us.  It involves sources, places,…

Autumn

As Autumn is quickly approaching I am reminded of my most favorite holiday, Halloween.  Few know the true meaning, as it has been speculated that the holiday marks the end of the summer or the beginning of costumes and candy.  The word Halloween is first attested in the 16th century and represents a Scottish variant of the…

Ode to the End of the Season

It was a crazy, beautiful summer for most of us.  A summer filled with sunshine (lots of rain), pole beans, tomatoes, and playing. Jim and I spent a good amount of time managing the garden (thank you to Wayne Surber for his amazing talents in helping us to create a 100% organic garden…including major research…