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Goat Cheese Appetizer

  On the night I met my husband, Bob, I had a blind date with a very tiny urologist named Howard. It was November, 1984. Bob was introduced to me by a friend with whom, previously, I’d had a brief, … Continue reading

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Maple Mindfulness Mini Muffins

I really wanted to make my own maple syrup last year. I thought about it, but that’s about as far as it got. As much as I am a die-hard do-it-yourselfer, last spring I was a little, um…shall we say … Continue reading

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Life is Good, Fry Some Cheese!

    We first encountered fried cheese a couple of decades ago when George (may he rest) owned the eponymous G’s Restaurant here in Warwick. It didn’t matter how busy he was, if you ordered something Greek, G would come … Continue reading

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Avoziki

I pretend to be very grown-up, self-sufficient and independent. In reality, I am desperate, needy and pathetic. Don’t tell anybody! I am such a loser. Seriously! The most obvious manifestation of this is the way I behave whenever one of … Continue reading

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Warm Brussels Sprout and Sweet Potato Salad

  Have you ever noticed that there are some people who always seem to know the inside story? Yeah, well, I’m usually not one of them. But I got the scoop on the Brussels sprout situation in Washington DC during … Continue reading

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Miso Glazed Salmon Revelation

It’s a good thing I’m a psychologist. Because when I wake up at 3:30 am thinking about cooking fish, I can reassure myself that I’ve been assessed by a competent clinician and don’t need to worry that I’m losing what’s … Continue reading

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Psychedelic Veggie Soup

      It was a perfect place for a teenage party: green shag carpet, a white formica bar with an electric burner, a “conversation pit” with a brick fireplace, and a “record player.” In the early 1970’s, we had … Continue reading

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Deb’s Chicken Cacciatore

“You must be Jewish,” the produce man said to my mother. She couldn’t figure out if this was his idea of flirtation, or a peculiar response to her request for bigger onions. He must have realized that the appropriateness of … Continue reading

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Caramel Corn OMFG

    Guess what Bob found in the garage? My popcorn popper! Last fall, before the renovation from hell, we packed away most of the contents of the broken kitchen. Everything that wasn’t an everyday essential went into storage in … Continue reading

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Thai Coconut Curry with Brussels Sprouts and Tofu

“Ma, I messed up.” A text from Brian telling me he’d slipped while cooking and spilled hot oil, burning his hand. Instantly, I re-experienced the pain I’d felt a few summers ago, when a jar shattered and boiling water cascaded … Continue reading

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