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recipe: salad days

Today is Independence Day. Apart from celebrating our successful split from the British Empire with bikinis, bar be ques and beer we are really paying homage to our diverse immigrant roots and what freeing themselves from their homelands to start … Continue reading

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recipe: inchiostro pasta

The concept behind this dish comes from a semi-recent trip to Firenze, Toscana, Italia and a truly wonderful meal not long after in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC. Squid ink not only helps color the dish with a unique approach but provides … Continue reading

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recipe: faux thai stir fry

As it happens, I am coming up on the 100th recipe to be posted on the blog here and it feels very appropriate cataloging one that was the culmination of what constitutes many of my meals posted here and one … Continue reading

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recipe: Allium soup

Simply, this is a fancy way of saying supercharged “onion” soup. Allium is the genius that includes the onion family. The recipe recalls the breath of the Allium family, including building the stock from scratch to help put an extra … Continue reading

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recipe: porchini mushroom salmon

I don’t really know what inspired this meal, it just kind of came together by accident. I was lucky to find fresh caught salmon for this, as opposed to the usual farm raised fish. Combine that with fresh spinach and … Continue reading

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recipe: garlic-tarragon flounder

Fancy this, back-to-back recipe posts. After returning from a long, exhausting hike up north, there wasn’t much energy left to cook and this is a super easy, super quick meal. Any white fish will work with this, flounder was just … Continue reading

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recipe: chipotle queso pollo y tequila camarĂ³n aguacate

The last few years, my sister and treat our mommy to dinner and desert that we prepare for her. More times than not, we let her go shopping and whatever she picks up fresh is what we craft together into … Continue reading

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