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Recipe for relationship

IB and his girlfriend are taking a road trip to Virginia and North Carolina and we are lending them our car. In thanks for our generosity, they cooked us a most amazing meal last night. Broiled mackerel, konbucha (not pictured), … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cake

I have never been a good baker. I am definitely a terrific cook, but baking has always challenged me. I think this is true in part because in cooking there is a lot of leeway and room for creativity, but … Continue reading

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I think I feel a cold coming on…

Even when we were small, whenever my brother or sister or I got sick, my mother would make a Fanny’s Fixer. Fanny was my grandmother and she made them for my mother and her sisters too, when they were small. … Continue reading

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Fitzgerald’s Turkey— thirteen ways

F. Scott Fitzgerald shares some turkey tips in his Notebooks— TURKEY REMAINS AND HOW TO INTER THEM WITH NUMEROUS SCARCE RECIPES by F. Scott Fitzgerald At this post holiday season the refrigerators of the nation are overstuffed with large masses of turkey, … Continue reading

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Recipe for zen meditation

This is what I came home to, for dinner, after driving through thick traffic, negotiating complex road construction and a heavy rain storm. Ah yes, homemade pizza: a margherita pesto using our garden herbs and tomatoes (top) and another made … Continue reading

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We need lots more recipes like that

Oh yeah. Waffle cones. Though there are references for cones before 1904, they became wildly popular at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904, when an ice cream vendor, Arnold Fornachou, ran out of cups to serve his ice cream and the … Continue reading

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Real Father’s Day Pancakes

JB’s father was an expert pancake and omelette maker when JB was growing up. We have used his recipe ever since I can remember being with JB. On weekends making pancakes and when the kids were growing up, we created … Continue reading

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