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Chicken Paprikash
2012-02-16 23:06
"Waiter, there is too much pepper in my paprikash.""But I would be proud to partake of your pecan pie."I didn't even know what paprikash was when I first saw that movie. I know what it is n… Read More
Revisiting Italy: Pasta Al Crudaiola
2012-01-19 22:25
I don't know why grape tomatoes seem to be in good shape at any time of year that I look for them, but in the dead of winter when any typical tomato is sad and lackluster, you can usually fi… Read More
Revisiting Italy: Bollito Sandwich
2012-01-12 01:53
Three months and a crazy trip to China later, and what is still on my mind? Italy. On the coldest days in northern China, with too many hours between meals and seriously low on sleep, I dr… Read More
Eating Italy Part 4: Modena
2011-11-23 13:24
Yes, there is more, despite my posting neglect. I saved the best for last, and really made you wait for it. On our last full day in Italy, to cap off our food pilgrimage, we were lucky eno… Read More
Eating Italy Part 3: Bologna
2011-10-26 04:09
I've been holding out on you. I've been neglecting to gush about the endless cups of gelato I inhaled throughout our Italy adventure. This is partially because I ate so much of it that it… Read More
Eating Italy Part 2: Firenze
2011-10-20 19:40
After some truly exceptional meals in Rome, the question on our minds was: Could we possibly top that in Florence? We certainly intended to try. But before we get to the food, we should re… Read More
Eating Italy Part 1: Roma
2011-10-17 16:12
This was our version of a pilgrimage. Our long belated honeymoon came almost exactly one year after we actually got married, and it was well worth the wait. This is my favorite country, my… Read More
Hurricane Muffins
2011-09-09 14:51
I bought some water. I filled up the bathtub. I made sure the flashlights had batteries. And I baked some muffins.I figured that Hurricane Irene would, at the least, bring some power outa… Read More
2011-08-26 16:06
There is only one Korean restaurant in our neighborhood. It's okay, not great, and they charge $13 for bibimbap. $13! For a bowl of rice and veggies and a fried egg. Some of my Korean fr… Read More
Great Grains
2011-08-18 14:54
I love big filling salads on a summer night, based around some good old starch. Pasta or grains, please. And with grains, there are endless choices. I do lots of salads with quinoa, wheat… Read More

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