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Pickled Red Onions

We arrived early for our anniversary (32 years!) dinner at Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Thirsty after a walk in the field (yes, we pilfered quite a few ripest blackberries), we had enough time for a cocktail at the bar … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet Salad

  Suddenly, summer has arrived, just in time for the long holiday weekend. The sun is hot, the air is thick and steamy. The owlets have found their wings and moved deeper into the woods. We can hear, but no … 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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Chicken Fricassee with Meatballs

“I think we need to call it ‘Frickin’ Chickassee’,” said my daughter. Meg and I were texting after a long phone confab in which we discussed, among many other things, this blog post. With regard to Frickin’ Chickassee (I think … Continue reading

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Pasta Caprese

Guess what I’ve been reading lately? I’d love to tell you I’m immersed in some great literature; sitting in my beautiful new great room or outside under a tree with a heavy, old volume that smells of book dust and … Continue reading

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Zucchini Fries

Were you popular in high school? I wasn’t. One of my most prominent memories is of a “friend” shouting at me in the cafeteria. She said, “Do you know what your problem is? You don’t know how to have fun. … Continue reading

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Tzatziki Platter

What is your favorite time of year? Has it changed over time? As a child, I loved summer, but now early spring, hands down, makes me happiest. I started feeling that way on May 2, 1993, 22 years ago today. … Continue reading

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