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Archive for April 2018

Roasted Sausages & Grapes

  This is actually not a gourmet dish but rather a staple, comfort food example from Tuscany.  Popular at grape harvest, Italians use grapes right from the vineyard. It has a nice balance of richness with sweetness that is pulled together by balsamic vinegar. My kids loved this dish when I discovered it about 25…

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Spinach and Ricotta Gnudi with Tomato-Butter Sauce

Since my wife and I are foodies, our recent trip to Curacao included hitting one of the ten top ranked restaurants (according to Trip Advisor) each day we were there (we managed eight). So when I came home, my first gourmet night was a little nerve-racking: How could I compete with the extraordinary dishes we…

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Lemon Chicken Scallopini with Lemon Garlic Cream Sauce

In my bestselling novel, New York Fried, various international delegations visited the complex in Oswego, N.Y., to experience the new technology that would revolutionize internet around the world. While there, Chef Artichoke Hart (also an ex-CIA trainer), was tasked with feeding the visitors. His idea was to offer a traditional dish native to their country…

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Devil's Run unites three books in series in paperback

Announcing the launch of “Devil’s Run”, all three of the Devil’s Run series in one volume, in trade paperback. The book unites “Sympathy for a Devil”, “Devil in Disguise”, and “Devilish Behavior”, previously published as ebooks on Kindle. About the book: “Peyton Dupris is a typical politician… He lies. But what he’s lying about is…

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