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The Recipe That Saved Thanksgiving: Last-Minute Biscuits

It’s down to the wire for all of us who are hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year. If you’ve been down this road before, you know the factors that can lead to last-minute cooking mishaps (something gets burned or otherwise ruined … Continue reading

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Spicy Rice: The Unconventional Made Delicious

Want to prepare a staple dish that has all of the necessary tag lines to make it headline news? Try these on for size: -It’s delicious. -It can be vegetarian or even vegan. -It can be made with all natural … Continue reading

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It’s Easy Bean Green: A Serious Seasonal Salad

At any given time of the mild season, there are specific flavors and textures that converge to create practical home meals with real dimension, and nutrition to match. Goldie’s late spring concoction makes my mouth water just at the thought … Continue reading

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Afternoon Pasta….Goldie’s Style!

Sometimes, recipes are inspired by the moment you’re in, but are rooted in the past. For instance, I recently made a pasta dish that I’ve never prepared exactly that way before, but with respect to ingredients, was not so far … Continue reading

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A No-Pot Meal with a Taste of Spring

Sometimes 3 or 4 of my favorite everyday snacks, plus a little creativity, can converge to assemble a healthy and dynamic salad or vegetarian side dish. The latest delicious experiment, which I haven’t yet named, brings together the high-toned vibrato … Continue reading

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Home at 10:45pm, Dinner Served Before 11!

Yes, it was another one of those long days on the go last Tuesday. When I finally walked in the door of my apartment, dropped my bag and hung up my coat at quarter to eleven, I literally did not … Continue reading

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Doin’ The BOT: A Versatile Refrigerator Staple

Nearly topping the shortest list of simple and sensational staples is the universally delicious Black Olive Tapenade. There are variations on its preparation, and much like chocolate chip cookies, they’re all so good. Peloponnese Kalamata olives are a coveted delicacy, … Continue reading

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A Vegetarian Delight: For Lunch, Dinner or Special Occasions

I was introduced to Quinoa back during Goldie’s days, seeing real potential in this ancient food. We ran it as a special, but people didn’t know what to make of it, no less how to pronounce it (kee-nwah). But I … Continue reading

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A Vegetarian Dish Adds Good Taste to Thanksgiving

In the spirit of pursuing ‘fresh market cuisine’ – we embrace the squash and stuff it! Continue reading

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Ramp It Up!

Tis The Season! This is my favorite time of the year: Ramp season. But celebrate promptly. These savory wild leeks that are found up and down the east coast from Quebec to Georgia and as far west as Missouri and … Continue reading

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