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LOBSTER MAC & CHEESE

  LOBSTER MAC & CHEESE Macaroni  & Cheese. I hear the words and I begin to feel warm and cozy.  I can see the cheese pulling away from the bowl as my fork stabs the pasta with the goal of making it’s way to my...

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TAHINI-MISO CARROT SALAD

Tahini-Miso Carrot Salad There are those who will make  New Year resolutions with the hope and promise of change. I’m not that person. But, if you call making great food that’s simple, that’s focused on great flavor and...

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CABERNET BUTTER WITH ROSEMARY

CABERNET BUTTER WITH ROSEMARY   I love flavored butters and all their sweet and savory versatility.  Strawberry butter on scones, chive butter on a baked potato; a flavored butter is like a nice wine, it’s an enhancement to just...

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FLAKEY, CHEDDAR CHEESE CRACKERS WITH FRESH THYME

  FLAKEY, CHEDDAR CHEESE CRACKERS WITH FRESH THYME   The first beach picnic of the season and the pre-requisite is food that’s easy to transport, and packs great taste.  The perfect accompaniment to the Rosé...

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TAKE OUT WORTHY CHICKEN DUMPLINGS

  TAKE OUT WORTHY CHICKEN DUMPLINGS   Every once in a while I get an unstoppable craving for dumplings. Steamed or pan-fried, veggie, shrimp, pork or chicken, it doesn’t matter, because inside that white cardboard container with...

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PICKLED CHERRIES, THE NEW SUMMERTIME ESSENTIAL

  PICKLED CHERRIES, THE NEW SUMMERTIME ESSENTIAL   Dark red cherries, the royal gem of stone fruit, are an All-American summertime essential. You may think of cherry pie when you see these stemmed sweethearts, but have you thought about...

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WATERMELON PIZZA WITH FETA CHEESE

  WATERMELON PIZZA WITH FETA CHEESE   I love watermelon!  The juicy, triangular wedges are, to me, synonomous with happy  memories of carefree, breezy days at summer camp complete with color war and cookouts. Watermelon today...

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THYME & MAPLE ROASTED CARROTS WITH CRUMBLED FETA CHEESE

THYME & MAPLE ROASTED CARROTS WITH CRUMBLED FETA CHEESE I’m gliding into the holiday season with a crazy pace and a bit of anxiety. There seems to be so much to do — holiday cards, lots of cookie backing, meeting up with, and meting...

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HOMEMADE RICOTTA GNOCCHI WITH BLISTERED CHERRY TOMATOES

HOMEMADE RICOTTA GNOCCHI WITH BLISTERED CHERRY TOMATOES I’m a fan of the little pillow-like pasta puffs that is gnocchi. I love it even more when it’s surrounded by fresh cherry tomatoes blistered in hot olive oil and garlic, and topped...

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CARROT-GINGER SOUP

CARROT-GINGER SOUP A pot of soup on the stove is the ideal heat to your body’s furnace, especially on the cold, snowy days as  New England continues to experience.   My friend Diana Prince has the antidote, her Carrot-Ginger...

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