Tag Archives: Inez Valk

Cinghiale in agrodolce alla Romana / John Poiarkoff Makes It

Full disclosure. This is a repost from Table on Ten‘s delicious site – that outpost of all things foraged and Dutchly beautiful in the Western Catskills. The origins of the story lie in a summer sojourn in Florence, last year, with … Continue reading

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Birth of a Nation

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Stinging Nettle Soup – The Revenge of Four Eyes

For skinny boys with big teeth and Joe 90 specs, danger lurks in every crevice. When, at age 11, your antecedents pack you off to a boys-only, military boarding school, perched atop the tempest-scorched White Cliffs of Dover, unmanaged by gerontic … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 Posted in Reflections Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese – Worth Driving 175 Miles For?

Oh, My Lovelies. Four walls do not afford space enough to contain all the Bell End love. Let it be known: Saturday morning, at Inez and Justus’s inimitable Table on Ten in the northwestern Catskills, Selwyn will be cooking up tomato soup on … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 Posted in Announcements Tagged with: , , , , , Leave a comment

The Fall Season at Bell End – Brian Finke Smokes Ass

And so Labor Day sidles in like a trollop, reminding those still languishing in Mother Nature’s cleavage that Autumn is upon us.  ‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ said John Keats, not to mention ‘Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun’.  Can’t … Continue reading

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Bell End Marge – The Week In Review

Always a bit chancy to start one’s Bell End week with communal Mexican. Once you’ve opened a trail through the arroyo for hand-made masa harina tortillas, for orange chipotle chicken and refried beans throbbing with lard, how is it possible … Continue reading

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