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Panko Crab Cakes with Mango Salsa

Today I wanted to try a new crab cake recipe and found one I thought I would like; a crispy crab cake, not overloaded with filler and including panko bread crumbs.  Sounded good. I had a can of hand-picked crab from … Continue reading

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Coals to Newcastle

Our family was invited by neighbors to share some New Year’s Eve appetizers and a glass or two of sparkling wine in celebration of the coming year.  Of course I wanted to bring something to share. Caroline Romano and her … Continue reading

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Lamb Shanks with Pappardelle Pasta

Some of the best lamb shanks I’ve ever eaten were at The Cathedral Restaurant in Sens, France.  Of course this was when the Cathedral was cooking everything fresh from the market.  Unfortunately, at least for the past 2 years, most of their ingredients … Continue reading

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Herb Crusted Lamb Rib Rack

Those of you who have been following me for a while know how intolerant I am about American lamb.   I prefer to pay a premium for imported, frozen New Zealand lamb than to allow any of the American, factory … Continue reading

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Japanese Somen Noodle Soup

My craving for “correct” Asian(Japanese, Korean, Chinese) food has been overwhelming lately.  There is a so-called Chinese food restaurant in our town but unfortunately the food at the China Castle Restaurant is as unappetizing, inauthentic and distasteful as the food … Continue reading

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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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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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