Thursday, May 31, 2012

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

DINNER FOR ONE

IN 90 DEGREE NYC HEAT IT'S BEST TO KEEP THE EATING SIMPLE. WHAT IS NOT SHOWN ON THIS RECEIPT IS THE ICY GIN MARTINI, EATEN AT THE BAR OF COURSE.


THANKS MAISON PREMIERE

Monday, May 28, 2012

KIPPERED BLUES

THE BLUEFISH WERE EATEN MANY WAYS THE LAST FEW DAYS (WATCH OUT MERCURY LEVELS) CEVICHE, FISH CAKES AND MY FAVORITE OF ALL HOT SMOKED OR KIPPERED.

 BRINE OF SALT, BROWN SUGAR, BAY LEAF
AND PEPPERCORN
 APPLE BRANCHES PROVIDE THE SMOKE

PS MY FAVORITE RED WEBER (PICTURED ABOVE) BIT THE DUST THIS WEEKEND. HE WAS A TRUSTED AND BELOVED COMPANION AND WILL BE MISSED DEARLY.





Friday, May 25, 2012

BIG BLUE

WE HAD AN ABSOLUTELY EPIC DAY (IT WENT DOWN IN ABOUT 3 HOURS) OF FISHING FOR GIANT BLUEFISH ON JAMAICA BAY IN QUEENS. THERE WHERE TONS OF DOUBLE HOOK UPS  AND FISH OF WELL OVER 12-15 POUNDS ON ALMOST EVERY CAST.
THE TAKE AWAY


Tuesday, May 22, 2012

WM BROWN CABIN RENTAL

WE HAVE DECIDED TO MAKE THE CABIN AVAILABLE FOR RENTALS THIS SUMMER FOR A SELECT HAPPY FEW. THE CABIN IS ON 130 ACRES. THERE ARE TRAILS, FISHING AND SWIMMING PONDS, AND MOUNDS OF CLEAN BREATHABLE AIR. IT IS APPROX 2.5 HOURS FROM NEW YORK CITY (NEAR ROSCOE AND CALLICOON NY). THERE IS ONE FULL SIZE BED SO IT IS BEST SUITED FOR COUPLES. IT IS LOCATED ABOUT 1/8 OF A MILE FROM THE MAIN HOUSE ON THE PROPERTY. WE ARE LOOKING TO RENT THE CABIN ON WEEKENDS (THOUGH MID WEEK MAY BE ARRANGED). 
TWO (2) NIGHT MINIMUM @ $250/NIGHT. 

WHAT IT HAS: LOCAL ROASTED COFFEE (FRENCH PRESS),COLEMAN COOLER,WEBER GRILL, OUTDOOR FIREPLACE, LOCAL RADIO-WWJF, JAPANESE STYLE SOAKING TUB, OUTDOOR SHOWER, LIST OF LOCAL FOOD, BEVERAGE, SHOPPING AND ANTIQUING.
(IN-CABIN DINING OPTIONS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST)

WHAT IT DOESN'T HAVE: WIFI, CELL SERVICE (WELL, SOMETIMES),TV, PHONE, IPOD DOCK, ROOM SERVICE OR MINI BAR (FLASK OF WHISKEY IS AVAILABLE)

PLEASE EMAIL ANY QUERIES TO: MATTHEWHRANEK@GMAIL.COM

CEDAR INTERIOR
 VIEWS FROM CABIN
 BASS POND
 SPRING FED SWIMMIMG POND

PS THERE ARE BLUE RIBBON FLYFISHING STREAMS IN THE AREA AS WELL.