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My Shortest Blog Post, Ever

There is nothing better than a good Negroni.

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Wood-Fired Lemon Pizza

Good food inspires all kinds of creative activity for me. Recently, I was looking over new Instagram posts from a few of the people I follow, and I was immediately struck by this one, from Chris Bianco, the founder of … Continue reading

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Three Meals

Over the many years of my fascination with food, I’ve subscribed to numerous magazines. These included Gourmet, Food & Wine, Saveur, Bon App├ętit, Cook’s Magazine, and Cook’s Illustrated. In fact, one of the first uses I had for a personal … Continue reading

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The Octopus Chronicles — Version 5.0

If you search this blog for ‘octopus’, you will find 19 separate postings containing this favorite food of mine. I’ve eaten them with gusto all over the world, but it’s the quest for mastering how to cook it perfectly that … Continue reading

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Cookbook Photo vs. My Dish

Comparison My version  

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Last Post of 2020 — December Doozies

This has been a good month for cooking, and it’s my last chance this year to post, so here are the food and wine highlights. Of course, with this title, I am showing my age. I imagine any reader under … Continue reading

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Sunday Lunch — Trevor’s Bread with Prosciutto and Cheese, Mango with Lime, and a Glass of Rueda

I recently tried a different version of Tartine-Style Country Bread, and today’s lunch featured it well. For those interested, here is the article by Trevor J. Wilson on the technique: http://www.breadwerx.com/make-tartine-style-country-bread-video/ This bread is light and crisp, very flavorful. My … Continue reading

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What Does a Veggie-Pescatarian Eat During Thanksgiving Week? Part 2: The Rest of the Week

Beginning with the Friday night before Thanksgiving, I had plenty of time and energy for cooking. Here are some of the other meals. Pasta al Forno From Johanne Killeen and George Germon ‘s famous Rhode Island restaurant, Al Forno, and … Continue reading

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What Does a Veggie-Pescatarian Eat During Thanksgiving Week?

I’m willing to bet that none of you woke up this morning with the question in this title on your mind. Nonetheless, I am about to answer it, and I have some exciting food moments to share, in case you … Continue reading

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Small and Brief — Tuna Conserva Lunch

The other piece of fish from the market on Saturday was a small piece of Yellowfin Tuna. Yesterday, I poached that in olive oil with herbs and garlic for only five minutes, then removed the fish to another bowl and … Continue reading

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