Posted by Chef Thomas Minchella in Appetizer, New Jersey, Seafood
on May 27th, 2015 | 0 comments
Traveling down to the local market and finding fresh littleneck clams is kind of unusual where I live. Large food markets are a good distance away so I decided to try a local market nearby. As I walked in the scent of fresh vegetables, herbs, seafood and tomatoes opened my eyes, hopefully I would I be in luck?
Chesapeake Bay Clams
As I walk though the isles I noticed tons of fresh poultry, pork roasts and freshly baked breads and pastry items. I kept my fingers crossed as I approached the seafood aisle. I did not notice a unfriendly smell of old seafood but just the opposite, rows and rows...
Posted by Chef Thomas Minchella in New Jersey
on Nov 19th, 2012 | 6 comments
I had the chance a couple of months ago to visit my family up north. Most of them and their families live in New Jersey except for 3 of my brothers. Kenny lives in Oregon, Paul in Atlanta and Tony in Connecticut.
Whenever I return to Jersey, as I call it, I must take time to get to work and practice with my camera. I try to capture pictures of my favorite childhood memories. When taking photos I feel such love and warmth behind my lens. It makes me happy to be able to capture these pictures to enjoy or share with my family..
this is the river crossing,,,,, in Clinton New Jersey. I...