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Pastry Day 2011: Croissants and Apple Pie

September 25, 2011

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This was supposed to be a post entitled Croissant Challenge 2011. But instead, my kitchen momentum got the better of me (and no major disasters heading into the 2nd turn of the croissants), I started on a pie crust…and then dinner for a few visiting folks. Sidenote: The “turns” of the croissants described as happening […]

Blistering Green Beans

September 22, 2011

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For those of you who are Captain Haddock fans out there…this recipe was truly handfuls (not billions) of blue (green) blistering barnacles (cough) greenbeans. Well, something like that. Adapted from another adaption of Christie’s Corner 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 Tablespoons fresh ginger, grated 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tablespoons peanut oil (or another oil […]

September CSA etc

September 20, 2011

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Sneaking by with some cherry tomatoes  

About me

September 1, 2011

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Cucumber Basil Cocktails

September 1, 2011

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As one who has utilized the skin (face) revitalizing powers of cucumbers at a key moment in time–try the morning of my wedding–I can attest to the healing powers of this drink. Best served with a friend, after yoga in the park, at the top of a tall building in Brooklyn overlooking the Manhattan skyline, […]

Late Summer Food Adventures in Pictures

September 1, 2011

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Some photos of recently alluded to feasts without documentation—until now. I’m still deciding how much or little is going to be published about vacation meals–because they are precisely that–time away from all other pressures–just having fun and loving people through good food. But I can’t let some of these pictures go un-published. It’s going to […]