Swift to participate in Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

@Valley Table has released its Hudson Valley Restaurant Week list of participants for great dining March 11-24. Chef Brandon Collins will feature pre-fixe meals at Swift in Beacon. Learn more about the roundhouse of cuisine in my recent article on this Hudson Valley chef.




Chowder for the Wolf at the Door

When 10 pounds of potatoes and a couple dozen ears of corn show up unannounced, welcome them home to the chowder pot. After transforming our

Apple Soup Sendoff

Farewells bring on mingled emotions. Some signal “goodbyes” and others “so longs,” with hopes to stay connected even over long distances. When the time came

Peppered Corn Meal

Preparing the perfect polenta sounds easy enough, but around my kitchen, it takes added patience to work with the grainy flour ground from white or