Monthly Archives: July 2015

A La Plancha

If you ever have the desire to make a vegetarian/vegan pasta dish with meaty flavor and texture, worthy of a good red wine, you might try the pasta dish I made for dinner tonight:  Gigli with King Trumpet and Oyster … Continue reading

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Additional Springtime Discoveries

Here are some additional meals this Spring.  New combinations abound and provided great pleasure. Spaghetti with Colatura, Cherry Tomatoes and Haricots Verts Catalan Eggplant and Peppers; Roasted Potatoes with Onions and Flowering Chives;  Spinach and Baby Shiitakes New Vegetable Cookbook … Continue reading

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Various June Culinary Delights

June was a cornucopia of food pleasures.  The farmers markets were in full-swing, so fresh vegetables were plentiful and attractive.  Here is a sampling of the goodies.

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Museum of Science, and Yu Choi Stir Fry

Now there‘s a catchy title.  Last week my daughter had a beauty salon appointment in the city, which provided a great opportunity for me to take my grandsons to the Museum of Science.  We could spend three productive hours there, … Continue reading

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Online Again: the past four months…..backward

My apologies for the extended absence.  I have no good excuse, just a combination of busy, lazy, traveling, and lethargy.  I still love cooking, eating, drinking wine, and traveling, so these next several posts will catch up with some highlights, … Continue reading

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