Category Archives: Recipe

Paris Pastry and My David Lebovitz Obsession

If the coming of September has made you start daydreaming about your next fabulous trip (I’m talking to you, Julia S.), here’s a little app to help feed your fantasies: the Paris Pastry Guide. Available on the iPhone App Store, … Continue reading

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What to Bring to a Summer Potluck

If you’re like me, you’re always scrambling to come up with something different to bring to a potluck.  In my humble opinion, the perfect potluck dish should be a crowd pleaser, easy to make, go well with many foods, and … Continue reading

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Doris’ Delicious Pescovegetarian Oyster Dressing

Okay, I have to be honest.  My mother-in-law, Doris, is not a pescovegetarian. She likes to put sage sausage in her oyster dressing, but when I’m around for dinner, she makes a pan of it without the meat, so that’s … Continue reading

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Add Spice to Your Ginger

I recently discovered a spice that’s even better than ginger.  Well, actually, it is ginger, but it’s called “young ginger.” Like the name suggests, the young ginger root is harvested earlier than mature ginger, so it can be cultivated in … Continue reading

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How to Savor the Taste of Summer All Year Long

There are many Boston restaurants I enjoy dining at—such as Taranta, the fabulous Peruvian-Italian restaurant in the North End, Masa, a Southwest bar and grill in the South End, and JP Seafood for sushi—but when Michelle asked me where I … Continue reading

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Creative Carrot Cooking Contest

How would you cook these gorgeous rainbow carrots? Continue reading

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A Whole Grains Cookbook Everyone Can Savor

I can’t even pretend to be objective about Maria Speck’s new cookbook, “Ancient Grains for Modern Meals” because a) Maria’s a long-time friend; b) she let me test a couple of the recipes; c) the recipes are creative, delicious, and … Continue reading

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Celebrate May Day with Fresh Fava Beans and Spring Onions

As a proud pescovegetarian, it’s hard to admit that I like any of the same foods as the world’s most famous cannibal, Hannibal Lecter, of The Silence of the Lambs, but like Hannibal, I really enjoy fresh fava beans (with … Continue reading

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There Will Be Blood (Oranges) In My Salad

During the cold grey days of winter and even on cool wet spring days, oranges are a zesty reminder that somewhere, the sun is shining. Sadly, it hasn’t been a great year for citrus, either for price or flavor.  So … Continue reading

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How to Make a Kickin’ Vegan Hoppin’ John

When the clock stroke midnight on New Year’s Eve, did you dive a spoon into a pot of Hoppin’ John so you’d have good luck in 2011? Don’t worry, I didn’t  either. But I made up for it today by … Continue reading

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