Category Archives: Cooking

Recipes and reviews of restaurants I’ve been to and slow food I’ve eaten

On the Eighth Day of Craftsmas . . . .

my true love gave to me . . . a big, fat Cranberry Cordial Cocktail because I’m about to kill someone if Christmas doesn’t get here and get over FAST. Ugh. So, if you’ve been following along, on the third … Continue reading

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On the Sixth Day of Craftsmas

my true love (which I guess, at this point you’ve figured out, means ME!!!) gave to me: RED LENTIL SOUP WITH LEMON. So why soup? Because next week I am going to eat my weight in wonderful things, so I … Continue reading

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On the Third Day of Craftsmas, My True Love Gave to Me . . .

Cranberry Cordial under the tree! What luck! Last Wednesday, the New York Times’ excellent Dining section had an article about kitchen-made gifts for giving. There was an intriguing recipe for chocolate bark with pomegranite seeds and sea salt (stay tuned … Continue reading

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Postcard from Nantucket – Making Chowdah for the First Time

There is something about seaside places that inspire me – and I am sure a lot of other people – to want to make, or at least eat, seafood. Vicki and I were walking along the harbor the other day … Continue reading

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Okay, I am Very Stupid

So I started my New Year’s Eve by saying, “Wouldn’t red beans and rice be a good dish for tomorrow?” and then chopping off a part of my little finger on my left hand while making it. Sigh. Good thing … Continue reading

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Because I Wanna – Mendocino Sea Salt

The whole purpose of a blog is to write about things ya wanna write about. I feel like writing about Mendocino Sea Salt.             About a year ago, I was up at The Sea Ranch … Continue reading

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New Year, New Soup

I got my blogging stats from WordPress the other day, but I did not look at them. I am afraid to. I let this blog drop away at the end of the year, just too overwhelmed and too discouraged, really, … Continue reading

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