Westchester Magazine February 2015

5 Old-Fashioned Home Remedies That Really Work

Chicken soup, a spoonful of sugar, ear-ache-curing olive oil—these are the old wives’ remedies we all grew up with. But do they actually work?

Westchester’s Best Italian Restaurants

19 county restaurants from three Italian culinary genres.

Spice Rack: Calamus

Discovering unusual spices and herbs, one jar at a time. This month learn about calamus, aka sweet flag, flag root, rat root, sweet calomel, sweet cane, sweet grass, and wild iris.

Outside The Kitchen With Chef Caryn Stabinsky

From Westchester to Mexico to New Canaan, Connecticut, Armonk resident Caryn Stabinsky’s path to pastry chef was anything but predictable.

What The Heck Is A Persimmon?

Getting to know the tomato-shaped, sometimes-pucker-inducing fruit, and how to use it in the kitchen.
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2 Westchester County Hotspots for Valentine’s Day Sweets

If your idea of a Valentine’s gift is an artificial-ingredient-laden Whitman’s Sampler, it may be time to expand your chocolate horizons and look local. 

Westchester Restaurant Preview: Petra Greek Restaurant

Should you visit Scarsdale's new eatery?

Westchester Restaurant Preview: Zanni In Armonk

A new restaurants adds to the county’s Spanish dining scene.

My Westchester: A Journey Through The Decades

Susan Goldberg reminisces on suburban life and debates the merits of staying in Westchester post-children.

Peekskill’s Alexis Cole Wanted A Career In Music. So She Joined The Army

One Westchester woman’s journey from jazz singing and anti-war activism to West Point.
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Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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