Category Archives: Beer

Lunch with Friends in Maine

We have close friends who live in Portland, ME. It’s about a 2-hour drive to go there, so we don’t go often. A better solution is often to meet halfway, which is usually Portsmouth, NH. When we decided to get … Continue reading

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May Food Highlights

This was a busy month, with schoolwork, travel, and some cooking.  Here are some of the brief highlights of Spring, when we did get into the kitchen. Spicy Guacamole Now that I’ve learned how to make guacamole with some zip, … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend in Napoli (and Dublin)

In mid-April Barbara and I took a trip to Campania — Naples and the Amalfi Coast.  Thanks to Joe Brancatelli and his travel newsletter that I subscribe to, I had been able to buy some terrific business class tickets on … Continue reading

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Simple March Lunch — Shishito Peppers with Miso Sauce and Sour Beer

I bought some Shishito Peppers last Wednesday and fried a few for an appetizer two days ago.  They were so hot, I could not eat them.  Since that’s normally not the case with these, I tried again today, but with … Continue reading

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I am back again, this time with sour beer…

Sorry to be offline for so long.  Been busy with teaching, then a 12-day trip to Spain & Portugal, which I will write about later.  Today’s post is about Sunday lunch, and a new libation which Aaron introduced to me: … Continue reading

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