Monthly Archives: April 2023


We make a concerted effort to recycle as much as possible. Paper, plastic, bottles and cans, and much of the detritus of lifestyle in this century requires that effort. I take the piles to the town Transfer Station weekly and … Continue reading

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Food and Flowers Fotos

Aside from the alliteration, this post provides a short photo essay of some recent dishes and decorations. Beet salad with watercress, pistachios, Brique de Brebis Basque sheep milk cheese, and tomato Moroccan style shrimp & tomatoes grated beet salad with … Continue reading

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“Crab Cakes” Made from Lion’s Mane Mushrooms

One of the most exciting food experiences I had recently was the discovery that I could make a meal that looked and tasted like crab cakes, using Lion’s Mane mushrooms instead of crab meat. The trigger to this marvel was … Continue reading

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My Best Homemade Ravioli

I guess I have been making pasta at home for at least 30 years, and ravioli have been a part of that quite often. I’ve tried a wide variety of tools to make ravioli, but until recently, no one method … Continue reading

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