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Tiger Mama

By On June 23, 2016

There are three friends, Amy, Laura and Sheila with whom I have enjoyed many dinners and cooking classes over the years.  In fact, they were the “original companion diners” in my post… Read More

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Recipes

Strawberry Gazpacho

By On June 16, 2016

In the wake of all the tragic news stories of this past week, including three horrific events that occurred in the Orlando, Florida area, it seemed somewhat frivolous to write an upbeat… Read More

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Lenox, Massachusetts

By On June 9, 2016

A few weekends ago, we spent just under 48 hours in Lenox, Massachusetts to celebrate a friend’s milestone birthday.  On the agenda was good food and drink, a little activity both in… Read More

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Recipes

The Best Blueberry Muffins

By On June 2, 2016

This weekend, I am traveling to Maine to attend my 30th college reunion.  My emotions are somewhere between yikes and yippee. How can it be that long ago that I first stepped… Read More

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

By On May 26, 2016

The past two weeks have been jam packed. I'm sure you are in the same boat. Between my daughter's oral surgery that has resulted in a lengthy recovery period and… Read More

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Recipes

Israeli Couscous Primavera

By On May 19, 2016

One of the recipes in that large stack served as inspiration for today's post. It fulfills three objectives. First, it will serve as another quick and easy dinner for weeknights… Read More

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Prague, Czech Republic

By On May 12, 2016

Thank you so much for all the lovely comments you wrote on last week’s post!  I really enjoy hearing from you! Back in February, I did a post about one leg of… Read More

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Recipes

One-Step No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream

By On May 5, 2016

Dear Mom, Hardly a day goes by when I don't think of you or wish I could pick up the phone, give you a call and chat. We would talk about everything… Read More

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Amuleto Mexican Table

By On April 28, 2016

Maybe it’s ironic, or divine intervention that I had a review of a newish Mexican place scheduled for the blog this week.  If you don’t already have plans for Cinco de Mayo… Read More

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Recipes

Chana Masala

By On April 19, 2016

I’ve written several posts about my dinner group here on the blog.  From Moon Pies and Dulce de Leche Cookies to Roast Chicken with Garlic, Lemon and Parsley done the Hammersley way and Tomato-Feta &… Read More