Talking SCHOP! Spring recipe hunting

With the coming of spring, there is much anticipation of what foods to buy, cook and eat.

Talking SCHOP! Get Nix’d

Food editor Kysha Harris checks out Nix

Talking SCHOP! My new meatball

Food editor Kysha Harris shows us how a great meatball recipe.

Talking SCHOP! Harlem Restaurant & Retail Therapy

No time to waste, folks! We are in the first week of the seventh annual Harlem Restaurant & Retail Week, brought to you by Harlem Park to Park.

Talking SCHOP! Valentine kitchen tomfoolery

Oh, Valentine’s Day, sometimes you stump us so. Is it cards, flowers and candy? Should we dine out, have a weekend getaway or lavish each other with heartfelt gifts?

Talking SCHOP! Super Bowl 50-worthy pizza

Whether going to or throwing a party, there are always the usual suspects—nachos, meat in some form betwixt and between bread, pizza and the essential wings, Buffalo-style being the most popular.

Talking SCHOP! Eating the Blizzard of 2016

After the record-setting temperatures, after all the joking and debates over global warming, Miss Mother Nature turned down the thermometer and dropped Sir Jonas on the Northeast.

Talking SCHOP! A night out: Plan B

Last year, to celebrate the passing of yet another birthday, I took my main man out to dinner.

Talking SCHOP! Houseman will be home

I am grateful for so much in my life, but none more so than family and friends and friends who are family.

Talking SCHOP! A Brooklyn New Year

A very happy New Year to you! I hope 2016 brings you all of what you hope and for which you have prepared.

Talking SCHOP! 2015: The Wrapper

Happy New Year! In preparing to write this piece, our last of 2015, we were blown away by all the food that has been cooked and eaten by the people we have met in the places we have been.

Talking SCHOP! Row House on the Row

Harlem’s Eighth Avenue adds yet one more restaurant to the list with the opening of Row House (@RowHouseHarlem, 2128 Frederick Douglass Blvd., 212-256-0019, www.rowhouseharlem.com) on the corner of 115th Street.

Talking SCHOP! South African holiday libations

What’s better this holiday season than gathering with friends and family over good food, laughter and libation? Nothing!

Talking SCHOP! Apres ski NYC at Baita

Though the current weather might not be preparing us, the official beginning of winter is less than two weeks away and three days before Christmas.

Talking SCHOP! Mayfield is for (food) lovers

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends.