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Shrimp and White Beans

  Don’t be dissuaded by the bland looking picture. I didn’t have the fresh basil leaves that would have enhanced the visual appeal of the dish. The flavor totally exceeded the monochromatic presentation. This is an adapted version of a … Continue reading

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Mini Cupcakes

  Tiny chocolate cupcakes are a welcome addition to a holiday assortment of sweets. Follow the recipe for chocolate cake on the back of the can of Hersey’s Cocoa. Dividing the recipe in half  will provide enough batter for 24 mini … Continue reading

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Discovery in the Morning Light

Clocks fell back this morning. Groans on all sides that we’ve been robbed of an hour of daylight. This moan is only tempered by the realization (at least for some) that it also means an extra hour of sleep on … Continue reading

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Bringing Sally Lunns Home

  One of my favorite meals in Bath was at Sally Lunn’s, the home of the famous Sally Lunn Bun. This iconic brioche-like creation can be used as a base for butter and jam, (or even better, clotted cream) paired … Continue reading

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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.

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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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