Recipes that are Rustically Refined. (Kind of Like Me)

chicken chili with sour cream

Award winning chicken chili

This chicken chili recipe simply blew. my. mind! It changed everything I thought I knew about making chili. Roasted chicken and fresh peppers simmer with traditional chili flavors and the results are award winning!
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Soft scrambled eggs with lobster

Best Recipes of 2019

2019 was a delicious year! I tested countless recipes and along the way discovered some truly exceptional recipes that I am excited to share!  

daniel-boulud-and-tom-colicchio

The Gold Medal Dining Experience

I had the opportunity to enjoy a 6 course meal in an intimate setting prepared by the royalty of the culinary world, namely Chefs Tom Colicchio, Daniel Boulud, Daniel Humm, David Bouley and Florian Bellanger. This was a once in a lifetime culinary experience.
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Mixed berry shortbread crumble bars

Berry Crumble Bars

This is the best raspberry crumble bars recipe. It is a perfect combination of a savory shortbread crust and sweet delicious fruit jam. These are a fan favorite!
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Slow Cooked Filet of Beef

Slow Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Slow roasted beef tenderloin recipe is an exceptional recipe and perfect for a special occasion. I cannot express enough how much I love this recipe and can't imagine ever roasting a beef any other way.
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prosciutto wrapped pork tenderloins

Prosciutto Pork Tenderloins with Apple Chutney

This recipe for Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloins from Ina Garden is a 5 star recipe that is guaranteed to blow your taste buds away! The salty prosciutto is the perfect complement to the spicy chutney.
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Life is a feast... let’s make it merry!

I have a passion for excellent food. I believe in cooking with quality ingredients that I can feel good about. My culinary idol is Ina Garten who inspires me every day in the kitchen. I believe that every bite should be the best bite and nothing less. Above all things, I believe homemade with love and care will always result in merriment around your table. My hope is that you enjoy browsing my most trusted recipes and maybe even get inspired to try one or two and let me know what you think. For those local to 914 & 203, check out some local tastes & recommendations!

Savory Starters

Ina's caramelized bacon

Ina’s Caramelized Bacon with Pecans and Cayenne

This salty, sweet and spicy recipe is one that every cook should have up their sleeve. It's got serious WOW factor!
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Elegant Entrees

chicken with 40 cloves of garlic

Chicken with Forty Cloves

Ina's Chicken with Forty Cloves is full of flavor fit for Feast & Merriment.
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Super Sides

Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Everyone loves mashed potatoes- except the cook making them! With these tips for make ahead mashed potatoes, the cook can enjoy the mash as much as the guests.
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Sweet Treats

candied pecans

Candied Pecans

These sweet and spicy pecans are perfect to serve with cocktails or over vanilla ice cream! They also make a great homemade gift.
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Join the Feast & Merriment Family!

Practicing Feast & Merriment means opening your table to new friends!
I’d love to be your friend so we can share tricks, tips and recipes!

Visit some of my favorite local markets!

cheese platter

Greenwich Cheese Company

Greenwich cheese company is, by far, my most favorite local market to shop in. When I'm having a bad day, off I go. Because let's be honest here- cheese makes everything better.
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Fleishers Butcher Shop Greenwich, CT

Fleishers Butcher Shop Greenwich, CT

Fleisher's is a craft butcher shop in Greenwich, CT and it only takes one visit for you to know that you are getting the absolute top quality meats.
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The Lobster Bin, Greenwich CT

Recommended for Live Lobsters and Fresh Fish
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