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Inspiration from the Garden and the Sea

I got inspired to prepare a little fine dining. I just got back from a vacation in Maui and the last meal we had was at Pacific’O. This is one of the best restaurants on the island featuring local ingredients … Continue reading

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The Salad Of Necessity

I seldom use recipes, except in regards to pickling, canning and baking. These are the areas where chemistry matters. In all other things I have a basic recipe that I follow but almost always just wing it. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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What the heck is a chutney anyway?

My dad used to have this Major Gray’s Chutney that I thought was repulsive as a kid. He would slurp that stuff down, mainly with lamb, but with all kinds of fatty meat. As I later learned, a child’s palate … Continue reading

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Fagioli e minestri (that’s italian for beans and greens)

This recipe was given to me by a coworker in Miami, back when I lived there in the early 90’s, so it’s been in my repertoire for a long time. The paper it’s printed on is stained with broth splatters … Continue reading

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My Desert Island Dish

If you told me that I was going to spend my life on a desert island and could only bring one dish with me that dish would be Chicken Paprikash. If you woke me up in the middle of the … Continue reading

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What The Heck Are Refried Beans Anyway

Growing up in New Jersey in a Jewish family I thought many foods from the south were actually jokes and not real food at all. Take for example Chicken Fried Steak. What the hell is that, you don’t fry steak, … Continue reading

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Cabinet Dump Pork Butt

I call this Cabinet Dump Pork Butt because there really isn’t a recipe that I follow every time. If I have run out of herbs and spices and only have Paprika and Ginger then it would be Paprika and Ginger … Continue reading

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Mom’s Tuna Fish

I remember when my mom got the call. It was from Mrs. Adler and she wanted to know what made my mom’s tuna salad so good that her son came home raving about it. I remember her listing off the … Continue reading

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See Food Chowdah

Editors Note: My older brother Art forwarded me this recipe which he committed to writing. He is also a talented cook with a flair for adapting recipes commando style. Maybe we will get more out of him in the near … Continue reading

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Ha Ha What A Chard You Are

I gained new respect for my Mom after moving in with Kim and assuming the daily duty of putting a balanced nutritious meal on the table every day after coming home from work. My Mom did it every day and … Continue reading

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