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August Tomato

Slices of white bread, freshly made. August tomato, thickly sliced. Smear of real mayonnaise. Sprinkle of sea salt. Sheer bliss. Advertisements

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Lamb Patties

These lamb patties (or kofta or sliders) have Middle Eastern flavors. Two or three can be popped into a pita pocket, drizzled with garlic sauce and topped with lettuce and tomato. Or individual patties can be tucked into mini hamburger … Continue reading

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Summer’s Bounty Casserole

Friends with bountiful gardens become even more precious in the summer. Especially if your own turf is too shady to support a garden. August in New England is prime time for the zucchini, summer squash, and tomatoes that form the … Continue reading

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Stuffed Zucchini

Someone recently commented that I hadn’t been posting recipes lately. Summer could have something to do with it. It’s a stop by the stand for fresh corn to add to whatever is going on the grill on the way home … Continue reading

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Steamer Season

  It’s officially summer! Time to uncover the outdoor propane cooker and unearth the lobster pot from its winter home on a basement shelf. Also time to repost one of my favorite recipes for summer entertaining. This method elevates steamed … Continue reading

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Another One Pot Meal

This has been one of those weeks. There’s a huge hole in our kitchen ceiling. The result of a pin hole leak in a pipe that was dripping and making Rorschach designs overhead. The Big Guy located and taped the … Continue reading

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Sometimes a cookbook is valuable for information and technique, in addition to actual recipes. Barbara Kafka’s Vegetable Love is one of those books. Case in point: broccoli rabe. Referred to as broccoli di raab in this cookbook. I’ve used broccoli … Continue reading

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