Category Archives: Food and Wine

Red Pears

Haiti was my first experience living overseas.  We didn’t live in the capitol city of Port au Prince, but in the southern town of Les Cayes, about 12-13 hours over unpaved roads, about 190 km (118 miles).  But we were young … Continue reading

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Masala

Wakeful in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, I mentally reviewed some of the great produce I bought at the Scranton Farmers’ Market, thinking of Indian masala. I still had some Tuscan kale and pretty, little red potatoes that remind me of apples when they are sliced. … Continue reading

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The Regular Farmers’ Market

` The regular farmers’ market is in Scranton, a pleasant drive, about 25-30 minutes from Honesdale. It’s big and the vegetables plentiful, varied and pretty.  They have, wait for it, fresh borlotti beans! They call them cranberry beans and they seem … Continue reading

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Muffuletta in Honesdale

  This was probably the best loaf of muffuletta bread I’ve made.  I don’t know how it happened.  Perhaps it was my disregard of rising times because I was too busy wandering around town and the Dyberry Cemetery behind the … Continue reading

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Big Yellow Taxi Syndrome

  “Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you got ’til it’s gone?”  I bought a frozen rabbit a while back, nostalgic for France.  It was so expensive!  And I thought quite small. When I thawed … Continue reading

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In Case of Famine

I always worry about not being able to find or not having enough of some cooking ingredient, spice or whatever.  Probably because I spent a lot of time in countries where this always happened.  So that’s why. Olive Salad  

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Oxtails with Gravy

Yesterday at the Super Duper Market, I saw an enormous, tomato juice sized can of “turkey gravy” made by the Campbell’s soup company.  Well!  I called my husband over and pointed out this travesty of cuisine and all he said … Continue reading

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