Monthly Archives: October 2015

Too Seriously?

Sometimes folks like me are so enthusiastic and effusive about food and wine and our beliefs about what to eat (or not) that some of you may think we take ourselves (and our subject) too seriously.  This post — with … Continue reading

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More October Delicacies

Mushrooms: I love them.  At the West Acton farmers market all Fall, one of the exciting vendors was Myco Terra Farm, a provider of fresh local gourmet mushrooms.  Early this month I was shopping there, and I saw some mushrooms … Continue reading

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October Food & Wine

I’ve pretty much given up trying to keep this blog chronological.  When I get behind, there’s so much material to share that I pull it up as best I can.  This brief post is about some fine dishes during this … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Travels — Venice

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The original target of these Spring travels was, in fact, Venice, so the last four days were dedicated to exploring that unique city.  I hadn’t been there in 18 years, but then again, not much has changed in a lot … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Travels — Friuli

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Through my contacts in Cambridge and New York, I was able to arrange visits in Friuli, and to get a taste of their wonderful foods and wine.  One winery, Edi Keber in Cormons, is partnered with my friend Jan, who … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Travels — Slovenia

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This past Spring (late April, early May) I spent two weeks exploring food and wine in three places:  Slovenia, Friuli, and Venice.  I should not let much more time pass without sharing those delicacies with you now.  Let’s begin in … Continue reading

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Food and Friends in Portland, Maine

Among our favorite friends and foodies are Pete & Pat, who live in Portland, when they are not in San Miguel.  We took a day trip there (to Portland, not San Miguel) to visit them, see their new home, and … Continue reading

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Multi-Vegetable, Vegan Paella

Now for my shortest post of the year, here is almost all you need to know about a Paella, created from an array of vegetables, a good, homemade veggie stock, lentils, Bomba rice, and the traditional steel paella pan.

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Lower-Temperature Pizzas and Almost Vegan Lasagne

After our experience with the Orange and Olive Pizza at Osteria Pane e Salute, we were eager to try making pizza in our pizza oven with the lower temperatures suggested by Caleb.  I did not go quite as low as … Continue reading

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Study — A Restaurant in Cambridge

Last month I met a friend for lunch in Cambridge.  She told me “Ames Street Deli“.  There is such a place, and I later found out how good it is when I had an early morning breakfast there a few … Continue reading

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