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Jeffersonian Cuisine

  “Tell me what you eat, and I’ll tell you what you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in 1825 Food is inextricably linked to identity. When studying the culture of a civilization, one of the greatest insights into that culture is through its appetite. What you eat, when you eat, even how you eat are all … Read the full article

Clermont House

“The spirit of Clermont is one of love, loyalty, generosity, and right living and one cannot remain within its walls and harbor thoughts contrary to that spirit—nor live a life unimbued by its enobling influence.” – Peyton Miller, 1927, A Frequent Guest At Clermont   Clermont is the oldest of the mid-Hudson River Valley estates. … Read the full article

Restoring Homes of the 1970s and 80s | Work Outside of the Kitchen

From time to time, clients reach out to me and ask for help with more than just their kitchens.  I have fond memories of working with clients on their living areas, pantries, bathrooms, closet spaces, window fixtures, and even the exteriors of their homes, among other spaces! This French styled home pictured above was built … Read the full article