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Ramping Up

I love my grill. I have a sick, devotional attachment to this particular piece of cooking equipment. If it’s not raining or snowing, I’m grilling, and truth be told, the rain doesn’t bother me all that much. Whether its delicate … Continue reading

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San Francisco Farmers Market

I ask you, fellow foodies, what better place is there for a food lover to spend their time and money than one of the most interesting and robust farmers markets in the country? I’ve never been to a nicer, better … Continue reading

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Food Trip: San Francisco

I love to travel. For a true-blue foodie, vacations are a chance to sample local delicacies and unusual foods. I mark my vacations by the meals I eat. I remember each day of a trip by what I had for … Continue reading

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A Super Salsa

As Super Bowl Sunday approached, I debated with myself over what football foods to feature as we watched the Saints battle for their first NFL championship over the Colts. It’s been a great football season and the conclusion should prove … Continue reading

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Half Baked on New Years

New Years Eve 2009. It was a Thursday. We were expecting moderate snowfall throughout the entire weekend and it had been flurrying since about noon. Jason and I both had to work, but our plan for the evening was a … Continue reading

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Chicken Fried Disaster

When my husband and I moved from Texas to New England, we knew good and well there would be certain culinary experiences we’d have to live without. We knew we’d never find the kind of Tex Mex cuisine we’d grown … Continue reading

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My desert island dish

When my brother Alan wrote about the one dish he’d want to have an endless supply of should he be marooned on a desert island, I posed the same question to myself. And the answer for me is also one … Continue reading

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The Lasagna of Vindication

My husband Alan is quite bossy in the kitchen and I usually follow his advice since he’s a wonderful and talented chef. However, once in a while, I actually know what I’m doing and have to insist on doing it … Continue reading

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Mad Scientist Tacos

It was the week after Thanksgiving and I was dog tired of Turkey. Kim was out of town and I had gotten some ground beef and some rolls and tortillas and was planning on a week of cheeseburgers and tacos … Continue reading

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Holiday classics, part 4: baking

We had our first significant snow this weekend. In fact, its still snowing and we’re expecting a light coating of 2 to 4 inches before it’s all over. So, not exactly a blizzard, but when March rolls around and we’re … Continue reading

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