Jocelyn Ruggiero

Roasted Chiles
Cooking Advice

Roasting Chiles 101 | Kitchen Advice

Follow these easy tips on roasting chiles to get perfect results every time.

Irish Soda Bread French Toast
Yankee Magazine

O’Rourke’s Diner, Middletown, Connecticut

On a hill above the western bank of the Connecticut River, down past the charming brick and brownstone buildings of Middletown’s historic Main Street, sits an incongruous shiny silver-and-glass building, with an old-fashioned neon sign overhead proclaiming “O’Rourke’s Diner.” This eatery has been a town institution since 1941, when John J. O’Rourke purchased the building. […]

The Sunnyside’s Dutch Baby with Ham & Cheese
Yankee Magazine

The Sunnyside Diner’s Recipe for Dutch Baby

Editor’s Note: The Sunnyside Diner is now closed, but you can still get their recipe for Dutch Baby by clicking the link below. It’s a water-view breakfast spot out of central casting: a gray-clapboard building facing the marshy coast of the Warren River. In warm weather, customers linger at outdoor tables on a long dock […]