New cookbook helps make events memorable

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at a catered event or dinner party? Sandy Axelrod, a former caterer who has produced numerous parties and events, and founder of Food and Fond Memories, a food website, recently authored Affairs to Remember, a cookbook in which she shares insider tips and advice, along with some of her favorite recipes … Read more

Greenwich Wine + Food Festival scheduled

The fifth annual Greenwich Wine + Food Festival, presented by Serendipity magazine  and benefitting Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang Camp and The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund, has announced the participants for the centerpiece of the entire event, the Culinary Village, taking place on Saturday, September 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. … Read more

Shop at home: Living above your store combines the best of both worlds

Home offices are common today, and increasing numbers of people are working from home, but Dottie DeLuca has taken a bit of a throwback approach — living above the store. A former professional singer and dancer, including seven years as a Rockette, she has been buying and selling antiques for more than 25 years. Several … Read more

Jackie Kennedy correspondence among auction items

A number of items from the White House are scheduled to be auctioned later this month through Boston-based Remarkable Rarities (RR) Auction, according to a spokesperson for the company. Bidding begins September 17-27, followed by a live auction event on September 28 that will take place at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Mass. Museum quality pieces include the original … Read more


When purchasing jewelry, by all means do look for discounts — but care must always be exercised in this regard, because as a general rule, there are no manufacturer’s “list” prices on fine jewelry, as there are on, let’s say, name brand watches, and with the exception of big-name designer pieces, shopping by comparison (the way you … Read more

Something Sweet: Writer/food blogger pens dessert cookbook

“There’s always room for something sweet — especially during the holidays!,” says Miriam Pascal food blogger ( and writer, who recently wrote Something Sweet: Desserts, Baked Goods, and Treats for Every Occasion. Miriam, the founder of, is a self-taught cook and baker, and her work has been featured on The Today Show, in The Huffington Post, and in other national … Read more

Kings Food Markets shares back-to-school snack recipes

Kings Food Markets and nutritionist Shari Bilt Boockvar, MS, RD, who specializes in family nutrition, have put together the top delicious and nutritious snacks to prepare your family for the back-to-school frenzy below: Cinnamon Apple Quesadillas Ingredients: 1 tortilla 1 small green apple, sliced ¼ cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese 1/8 teaspoon sugar 1/8 … Read more

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