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Where the Buffalo Roam

Real men from New York State don’t rely on GPS guidance. She:  You missed that turn, My Heart. He:  Don’t worry about it.  She (the GPS) doesn’t know what she’s talking about. Lost once again in Pennsylvania, we chanced upon a … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese

A couple of years ago I made a macaroni and cheese to take to a barbecue in Villiers-Louis, France, deep country.  I made this casserole in a sort of can’t be bothered way but the French loved it!  I used … Continue reading

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Bento a la Carnivore

The problem with my kitchen is that, in the 80s, the owners of the house bought top of the line, fashionable, electric, black and stainless steel appliances to compliment their quality but dark, real wood, kitchen cabinets.  Over 30 years later, the … Continue reading

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Grilled American Lamb on Kaiser Rolls

I couldn’t decide what I wanted to make for our Labor Day meal.  I visited the Alpine Wurst & Meat House, vaguely thinking of beef brisket.  After talking to the butcher, I knew I didn’t want to grill the brisket … Continue reading

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Babies

  After having experienced some of the cuisine in Germany,  I have come to the conclusion that much of our  “American” cuisine has roots in Germany;  potato salad, hot dogs, hamburgers and meat loaf.  The average German deli offers a wide … Continue reading

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Buddha

Jade left the school in Massachusetts wanting to get into the Zen of meditation, green tea, vegetarianism and Buddha (Buddhism). The food in the school cantine must have been shocking.  Well whatever.  I cook vegetables anyway and we don’t all have … Continue reading

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Baby Beef

My husband loves the old fashioned American diners that you can still find on the East coast.  Nothing like the hamburger joint in Pulp Fiction, way too upscale, but he likes the ones with meat loaf, roast beef specials and … Continue reading

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