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Indian Spiced Sliders with Curried Mayonnaise

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

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Ginger, cumin, garlic, and cilantro are separately four of my favorite flavorings, but together become a taste that I crave. So this Memorial Day weekend, Read more…

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Pasta Primavera

Friday, May 16th, 2014

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This now-classic pasta dish is not originally Italian, but was reputedly invented at Le Cirque restaurant in New York in the early 70s by a restaurateur named Sirio Maccioni. Read more…

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White Asparagus Gratin

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Growing up in Germany in the early 60s made for many interesting childhood memories, but few of them had anything to do with vegetables. We ate a lot of canned fruits and vegetables from the military P/X in those days—not much to remember about those items except they tasted great to childhood me even though they were mushy and laden with either sugary syrup or lots of salt. Read more…

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Lemon Shrimp

Friday, March 28th, 2014

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Going into the weekend with a well-stocked refrigerator makes for more relaxing time on the couch and since I’m in the middle of three books that I’m thoroughly enjoying (see note below), I’m going to make this shrimp for the weekend. Read more…

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White Lasagna

Friday, February 7th, 2014

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On a business trip to Paris a long time ago, I was invited to “the boss’s house” for lunch. The house was a beautiful apartment above the famed Place Vendôme.

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Green Beans, Grapes and Mushrooms in Port Wine Reduction

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

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A nice way to cook a special dinner for family or company is to grill or roast a simple meat or fish and then fuss a little bit over a vegetable dish to go along with it. I was recently watching an old PBS show about the cuisine at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Read more…

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