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Cranberry-Jalapeno Salsa

By On December 15, 2016

Fresh cranberries are transformed into the most delicious and festive salsa that can be served over whipped goat cheese or cream cheese. Bring this to your next holiday party and I… Read More

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Salted Chocolate Date Bites

By On December 8, 2016

Last April, we were invited to dinner at the home of some friends that we don’t see too often.  When we had last spent some time together, our hostess mentioned that occasionally… Read More

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Salmon with Orange Marmalade & Thyme

By On December 1, 2016

The only person I ever knew who ate orange marmalade on the regular was my father’s mother, Araxie.  We lived with my grandmother at her Cape house for a month every summer… Read More

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Maple Roasted Carrot Salad

By On November 17, 2016

Let me ask a question. Do you have salad with your Thanksgiving meal? My mother used to prepare a garden salad for our dinner almost every night that I can remember. Nothing… Read More

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Easy Spanokopita Tart

By On November 10, 2016

I don’t want to bring politics into this blog, but this has been a week to end all weeks for this nation.  Launching into a little discussion about wilting spinach and making… Read More

Out & About

Myers & Chang

By On November 3, 2016

Back in January when I shared a recipe for Spicy Sesame Noodles, I mentioned that I had been doing some recipe testing for Joanne Chang’s forthcoming cookbook that she is writing with… Read More

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Falafel Bulgur Salad

By On October 27, 2016

Does anyone remember the line in the HBO classic, “Sex and the City” when Charlotte, seated at the infamous coffee shop table the ladies frequented for brunch, says the line, “My hair… Read More

Out & About

Rino’s Place

By On October 20, 2016

Rino’s Place is a restaurant that has been on my list of places to try.  I discovered the restaurant when it was featured on a Food Network show I reluctantly admit to… Read More

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Aunt Elizabeth’s Fresh Apple Cake

By On October 13, 2016

As much as I value the ability to search for recipes and other cooking information online, I will always cherish my cookbooks.  Books that were written without the need to provide a… Read More

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One Pot Chicken, Broccoli & Cheese Pasta

By On October 6, 2016

My head is swirling with thoughts this week. These thoughts are neither in need of urgent resolution, nor are they troublesome per se.But there are many it seems ranging from friendship, social media,… Read More