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Re-visiting Pad Thai

Based on a recipe fromĀ Asian Noodles by Nina Simonds. I adapted the recipe to include chicken and tamarind paste. The end result was really close to the Pad Thai that you would order in a restaurant. Ingredients: 1/4 cup canola … Continue reading

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Query

Question of the day. iPad propped on a treadmill. Streaming a segment of America’s Test Kitchen. Exercising to the sights and sounds of a cooking show. Symbiotic or juxtaposed?

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Tree of Smiles

Lure of a tree. Tangle of branches that beg to be climbed. Natural playhouse with innate ability to enfold and delight.

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Old Silver

Early morning beach walk. Quiet now. The cry of sea birds and the rhythmic splash of surf the music of the hour. Peaceful time on this perfect beach with its clear water, soft sand, and gentle surf. Soon, the sound … Continue reading

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Reunion

I went to my fiftieth college reunion last Saturday. I found that number daunting and frankly, a bit unnerving until I was at the actual event and passed a table with a sign inviting the Class of 1948 to check … Continue reading

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Fresh Broccoli Salad

Broccoli salad can be a good addition to the summer salad rotation. I’ve had broccoli salads heavy with bacon and cheese with a mayonnaise based dressing. While often delicious, they are a bit of a guilty pleasure. This version keeps … Continue reading

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Photographs

Sometimes a photograph can be a work of art. Sometimes it can just be a snapshot. Actually, I should edit out the word “just.” There’s nothing wrong with a snapshot. It’s capturing a memory. I’ve been thinking about these things … Continue reading

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