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Nibbles: Homemade Pure Vanilla Extract

Published Dec. 06, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I have no idea why the price of pure vanilla extract has ballooned. I used to buy a large bottle at BJs for around...

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Nibbles: Ready, Set, Cookies

Published Nov. 29, 2018 12:01 a.m.

This might be a good time to buy what you need for your holiday baking. Buy the best you can afford. I have at least ...

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Nibbles: Chicken Livers at The Hideaway

Published Nov. 08, 2018 12:01 a.m.

While running some errands recently along the shoreline, I decided to grab a sandwich at The Hideaway in Old Lyme....

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NIbbles: Sift

Published Nov. 01, 2018 12:01 a.m.

When I visit in Mystic, I spend a good amount of time at Bank Square Books, often buying greeting cards. Many times...

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Nibbles; Pancakes and Maple(ish) Syrup

Published Oct. 25, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I have just finished reading John Sandford’s latest thriller, Holy Ghost. Sandford has two protagonists,...

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Nibbles: Baking Tips for the Holidays

Published Oct. 18, 2018 12:01 a.m.

My condo kitchen is way smaller my old house’s kitchen. When I sold the house, I had to get rid of a lot of stuff. But here are some things that don’t take up a lot of space:

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Nibbles: New Haven

Published Oct. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

A good friend of mine grew up Italian in New Haven, and she suggested that five of us go to an old-fashioned, red-sauce restaurant in New Haven favored by her family.

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Nibbles: Lodi Apples?

Published Oct. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I love having a meal at Libby and Lee’s house in the summer, especially when Libby’s garden is filled...

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Nibbles: Dinner Cake at 2Wives

Published Sep. 27, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Because I am an unsupervised adult, I will anything for dinner, if it speaks to me. Last week I needed a wedge salad ...

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Better than Store-Bought

Published Sep. 20, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I was in my very early 20s when hippiedom began. I worked in a microbiology department at the University of Massachusetts Medical School before the university began teaching medical students and before the hospital opened.

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Nibbles: Black Hall Grille’s Wedge Salad

Published Sep. 13, 2018 12:01 a.m.

A group of us decided to try the food at the Black Hall Grille in Old Lyme. The restaurant has had a number of...

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Nibbles: PG Tips

Published Aug. 30, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I have been a coffee drinker for a long time. And for 40 years, my husband and I drank French Market coffee, which I order directly from the company.

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Nibbles: Egg Bread at BJ’s

Published Aug. 23, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I went through a long period of time when I made bread constantly. Then my husband learned how to make baguettes...

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Nibbles: Skippy with Apples

Published Aug. 16, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I have been a supermarket coupon clipper for as long as I can remember.

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Nibbles: Pick Pockets

Published Aug. 09, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Friends have been asking me if I’d gone to Pick Pockets in Groton. I hadn’t, even though it is a...

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Nibbles: Local Tomatoes and Corn

Published July 26, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I stopped recently at my local supermarket and bought those wonderful grape tomatoes ($6 a box) and two medium-sized ...

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Nibbles: Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana Tomato Pie

Published July 19, 2018 12:01 a.m.

This is almost better than Santa Claus.

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Nibbles: Red Hen

Published July 12, 2018 12:01 a.m.

A couple of weeks ago, the owner of the Red Hen in Virginia asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave her restaurant. Sarah and her friends left.

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Nibbles: Scott’s Strawberries

Published July 05, 2018 12:01 a.m.

As always, I overdo when it comes to local fresh fruits and vegetables. Even though I am technically feeding only...

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Nibbles: Pure Vanilla Extract

Published June 28, 2018 12:01 a.m.

There are certain reasons I go to BJ’s.

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Published June 21, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I was making dinner for friends and decided to make chicken scampi like they do at one of my favorite restaurants....

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Nibbles: Boar’s Head Chicken

Published June 14, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Just writing this, I laughed at the headline, “Boar’s Head Chicken.”

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Nibbles: Dunkin Donut’s Non-disposables

Published June 07, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Have you been frantic about the high number of plastic straws, which will be the only thing humankind will have left ...

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Nibbles: Clam Castle

Published May 24, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Mother’s Day often makes me a little sad, because my bio daughter, Darcy, and my steps live far away. So,...

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Nibbles: Modesto’s

Published May 03, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Recently I had lunch with one of my best friend, Kirsten, who lives in Storrs. We decided to meet about half way and ...

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Nibbles: Coffee Break

Published April 26, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I had an appointment that turned into a broken appointment in Middletown last week. Because I live almost an hour...

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Caesar Salad at Bridge Restaurant

Published April 12, 2018 12:01 a.m.

The morning after my long drive to and from Pennsylvania, I slept until almost 9 a.m. For me, nine in the morning is ...

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Nibbles: Sheetz

Published April 05, 2018 12:01 a.m.

On our way to Pittsburgh, Katrina and I made a few pit stops for the ladies room, to gas up the car, and for cups of ...

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Nibbles: Chip in a Bottle

Published March 29, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Recently I judged Chocolate to the Rescue in Middletown, a fundraiser run by the Columbus House. I have done this...

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Nibbles: Hideaway

Published March 22, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I ate dinner too early the night of the last snowstorm. What else was there to do beside reading and television? The ...

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