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From Salmon Hotdogs to Pristine Mussels

Salmon hotdogs? Salmon bacon?  Sure, I’ll try ’em. While I had neither the time nor the space in my belly to sample products from all of the 1,000+ exhibitors at the International Boston Seafood Show 2012, I had a wonderful … Continue reading

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Fun New Restaurant “Pops Up” in Jamaica Plain: Whisk Boston

Whisk Boston, billed as a “dessert bar and bistro” and housed in Fiori’s Bakery on South Street, “popped up” for a trial run of its eight-course tasting menu, January 26-28. 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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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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Vegetarian Black Beans Worth Crowing About

For many years, I’ve been enjoying the black beans at one of my favorite restaurants, Centre Street Café.  They have a wonderful smoky flavor, but there was a certain something—a little kick—that I just couldn’t place. Recently, I learned the … 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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Heirloom Beans: More Than A Hill of Beans

Until recently, if you’d asked me if I’d be willing to pay $7 or $8 a pound for a bag of dried beans, I’d have said, “Are you kidding? Why pay that much for something you can pick up at … Continue reading

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Improving Black Women (and everyone else)’s Diets By Any Greens Necessary

Although vegetarianism has a reputation for only appealing to crunchy granola types, I’ve always found a surprising range of fellow vegetarians to share recipes with.  The local food movement, along with concerns about health and climate change, seems to have … Continue reading

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