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Two Ways to Spice Up Your Day

Published Aug. 22, 2019 12:01 a.m.

I have two recipes for you today.

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In Praise of Real Baby Carrots

Published Aug. 15, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Okay, I am having more fun this summer than I have in at least two years.

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When Laundry, Cleaning, Errands, and Work Sound Fun

Published Aug. 08, 2019 12:01 a.m.

I’m just about back to my own normal normal: laundry, cleaning, errands, and writing.

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Happy Once Again

Published Aug. 01, 2019 12:01 a.m.

It’s Time to Celebrate Local Corn, Local Tomatoes, and a Successful Recovery

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A Summer Treat That’s Beyond Delicious

Published July 11, 2019 12:01 a.m.

I don’t love pickles. Every once in a time, when I am in a real Jewish deli, like Crown in West Hartford, I will buy pastrami, corned beef, some chopped liver, and one or two half-sour pickles.

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Springtime Wishes, Summertime Soup

Published July 04, 2019 12:01 a.m.

When I was little, I couldn’t wait to be older.

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Another Great Way to Use Local Lettuce

Published June 27, 2019 12:01 a.m.

My first visit to pick up my CSA was on a warm, pretty afternoon.

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors, Strawberry Style

Published June 20, 2019 12:01 a.m.

I recently saw online a photograph of lettuce at Cole’s Farm in Madison.

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Planning for Some Recovery, Rest, Relaxation

Published June 06, 2019 12:01 a.m.

For the next four weeks, I will be cooking even more than usual, because at the beginning of July, I will get a new hip.

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A Wonderful Recipe for Cod

Published May 30, 2019 12:01 a.m.

While fall and winter have their attactions—including comfort food served with a side of a good book and purring cats in front of the hearth—the middle of May is when I begin to feel truly alive.

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Food for Overnight Guests

Published May 23, 2019 12:01 a.m.

These are Two Great Go-To Dishes for Celebration Season

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When You Have a Closet Full of Pasta

Published May 16, 2019 12:01 a.m.

When I moved from the 1690 house in Old Lyme (six bedrooms, four bathrooms, plus a couple of outbuildings) to a condo with no attic, no basement, two bedrooms, a couple of bathrooms, a galley kitchen, and a living room/dining room), I swore I would never buy a single thing for one of those rooms until I got rid of something else.

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Dreaming of Strawberries, Making Do with Lemons and Dates

Published May 09, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Soon Enough, We’ll Have Fresh Fruit Thanks to our Local Farmer. in the Meantime ...

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Recipes Inspired by a Seder

Published May 02, 2019 12:01 a.m.

A couple weeks ago I attended a Passover Seder that, like most Seders, was mostly family: parents, children, cousins, nieces and nephews, with a few friends thrown in for diversity.

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A Recipe That Could Be Difficult, Made Simple

Published April 25, 2019 12:01 a.m.

I find food ideas and recipes in the oddest places.

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One Amazing Sandwich

Published April 18, 2019 12:01 a.m.

A BLT is my favorite sandwich.

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When Families Sit Down Together

Published April 11, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Passover begins on Friday, April 19 and ends the evening of Saturday, April 27. Easter is Sunday, April 21.

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Here Are a Few Recipes to Help You Celebrate

Published April 04, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Here Are a Few Recipes to Help You Celebrate

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A Yummy Soup to Make at Home When You’re Tired of Eating Out

Published March 28, 2019 12:01 a.m.

I recently spent a glorious five days with my daughter in Washington, D.C. She lives in southern California and was in D.C. for a conference.

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How I Learned to Love Radishes

Published March 21, 2019 12:01 a.m.

I never liked radishes. My mother and father would eat them whole. But, even when they were sliced, I found them so peppery that it burned my little mouth.

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Corned Beef, Two Way

Published March 14, 2019 12:01 a.m.

It is almost March 17, St. Patrick’s Day.

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Of All The Yummy Mac and Cheese Recipes, This is the Yummiest

Published March 07, 2019 12:01 a.m.

I don’t remember tasting mac and cheese until I was a teenager, in the high school or college cafeteria, I can’t remember which.

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Rice Puddling, Still Sublime After All These Years

Published Feb. 21, 2019 12:01 a.m.

I came from a family that liked puddings and, to this day, so do I.

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I Ate Just One! And Then...

Published Feb. 14, 2019 12:01 a.m.

I have been trying very hard to eat healthy.

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A Recipe Good Enough to Double for Friends, and Leftovers for Yourself

Published Feb. 07, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Last Sunday I drove to the Mystic Marriott to judge the chocolate gala to benefit Fairview in Groton.

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Bitter Cold? Torrential Rain? Through it All, Just Cook

Published Jan. 31, 2019 12:01 a.m.

What’s going on with this weather?

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Hunkering Down With Some Comfort Food

Published Jan. 24, 2019 12:01 a.m.

As I write this, there has been very little snow this season. By the time you read this, there may be some on the ground. The weather forecasters are saying there may be some coming soon. Whether or not the forecast holds, my friends and I are all about cooking comfort food.

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Everything in Moderation

Published Jan. 17, 2019 12:01 a.m.

...Even the Healthy Stuff

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It’s Time to Get Back to Real Food

Published Jan. 10, 2019 12:01 a.m.

This week I will see my dining room table.Of course, it is where it has always been, a polished oval, about 6 ...

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To a Healthy New Year

Published Jan. 03, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Originally, I was going to give you my rendition of Weight Watchers Soup, since I will be making it the first week of January 2019.

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