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Thai Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

By On July 8, 2021

Lately, I’ve seen many recipes using coarsely ground nuts, walnuts or pecans as a “meat” substitute and said to myself that I should give it a try.  But just eating nuts without… Read More

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Farro Salad with Spinach, Feta and Olives

By On May 13, 2021

Hi all!  Thank you so much for those who have reached out with recipes to share after my last post.  In case you missed it, I am looking for inspiration from YOUR… Read More

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Old Dominion Rolls

By On June 27, 2019

When I was in elementary school, one of my good friends was named Angela.  Her family lived pretty close to mine and we would sometimes have playdates after school.  She had the… Read More

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Farro and Broccolini Gratin

By On May 30, 2019

Well, this week started out with a bang.  I went to load my wordpress  to get started on a blog post for the first time in 3 weeks, only to find a… Read More

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Brussels Sprouts Cacio e Pepe Pizzettes

By On September 27, 2018

Back in February, Ina Garten posted a picture to her Instagram of a cacio e pepe brussels sprouts pizza that she enjoyed at Danny Meyer’s latest New York restaurant, Martina Pizzeria.  The… Read More

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Wild Cod Burgers

By On November 30, 2017

How was your Thanksgiving?  The holiday came and went so fast and bam, here we are in December.  Let the festivities begin! Our seasonal decor is in the infancy stage so far.… Read More

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Fusilli with Eggplant, Fresh Tomatoes & Parsley

By On August 31, 2017

When I was in elementary school, my best friend lived just a few houses away.  Although we were a year apart in age, we were thick as thieves, walking to school together… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Branch Line

By On July 6, 2017

It seems like forever since I have done a restaurant review on the blog!  I am happy to report that I have a few coming up, including today’s post.  Going forward, I… Read More

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Blackened Salmon Nicoise Salad

By On May 11, 2017

I just wanted to follow up on last week’s Skinny Margarita post to let you know that the picture of the drink that I posted to my Instagram is my most “liked”… 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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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

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Carrot Ginger Soup

By On September 29, 2016

To get to our daughter’s college in Pennsylvania, it isn’t necessary to drive through the state of New Jersey, but that is exactly what we did last Friday.  My husband needed to… Read More