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Matteo’s Trattoria & Bar, (300 W. Jericho Tpke., Huntington, NY 11746 (631) 421-6001), is hosting former Sopranos star, Joe Gannascoli, on Friday, February 9, 2018. Gannascoli, known for his role in the hit series as Vito Spatafore Sr., is also an experienced chef who has worked in notable kitchens in New York, Los Angeles and New Orleans. He […]

That’s So Vegan!

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Event Venue Name:   Huntington Public Library
Venue Address:   338 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743
Title: That’s So Vegan!
Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost:  Free
Join longtime vegan couple Journalist Jerry Cimisi and Vegan Chef Jo-Ann Tiranno for an evening of exploring, discovering and tasting the reasons for adopting a vegan diet – with cooking demo and ample […]

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Pumpkin Bread Recipe

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2 C all-purpose flour
1 C packed brown sugar
1 T baking powder
1 t ground cinnamon
1/4 t salt
1/4 t baking soda
1/4 t ground nutmeg
1/8 t ground ginger or cloves
1 C canned pumpkin
1/2 C milk
2 eggs
1/3 C shortening
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. In large mixing bowl combine 1 C flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, baking […]

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Sweet Potato Pie (side dish)

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Easy and delicious.  This recipe will be become a family favorite  and a tradition for Thanksgiving.
3 large sweet potatoes
1/4 cup butter (melted)
1/3 cup pineapple juice
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1/4 tsp cinamon
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1 deepdish pie crust
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Peel and boil sweet potatoes until soft (allow to cool).
3. In large bowl combine […]

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Apple Recipes

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This is the time of the year when Huntingtonians love to go apple picking. Here are some of our favorite recipes to help you use all those apples you have gathered.
Apple Pie
This recipe is simple if you use a ready made pie crust.
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
6 cups apples (3 tart, 3 sweet)
1 […]

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Dessert Trifle – Great For Labor Day Gatherings

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This simple and easy recipe is made with only a few ingredients and can be made in no time. It requires no baking and yet it is pretty to look at and delicious to eat.
1 box instant vanilla pudding mix
cool whip
pound cake
fresh strawberries, blueberries and bananas
Trifle bowl as pictured above or other glass (or plastic) serving dish
1. Prepare […]

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Ice Cream Pie

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This recipe is delicious, quick and easy, and it can be ready to eat in no time. It is perfect to make for impromptu company since all the ingredients can be kept on hand. Simple, impressive and a real crowd pleaser.
One graham cracker pie crust. (chocolate or shortbread would also work)
Any ice cream flavor of […]

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