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Passover Dishes for Special Diets

By Chef Judi Gallagher - As a child, I have vivid memories of gefilta fish, cold borsht with chopped cucumbers and sour cream and egg salad on matzah. That was Passover along with a few canned macaroons and lots of PB and J on plain matzah. But my memories also include my wonderful little Nana, who stood not even five-feet tall but was a giant in my eyes. Every Passover morning – a full week – she labored over...

A Mid-Winter Brunch Anytime of Day or Night

By Chef Judi Gallagher - It is cold out, brutally cold for most of the United States and Canada. This is the time to make a hot pot of tea, put on those comfortable pajamas and think delicious warming foods and beverages. Who says you can’t have cinnamon rolls for dinner or eggs benedict with thyme hollandaise and cheese Danish? When I was a child growing up in Connecticut, I always loved breakfast for dinner. My mom would...

GOURMET HIGHWAY: A Cookbook with Homage to Jeffers...

By Doc Lawrence - Food, wine, farming, music and scholarship all combined into  joie de vivre for Thomas Jefferson. The “author of America,” as Christopher Hitchens called our third president, was an accomplished gardener and wine importer who loved to entertain guests with his legendary dinners. Meals at Monticello featured local grown food from Jefferson’s revolutionary gardens served with wines from his cellar. Seasoned...

“The Way We Ate,” a Book of History and Celebrity ...

By Anna Dantoni - A new cookbook by Noah Fecks and Paul Wagtouicz is part American history and part recipes contributed by culinary celebrities such as Jaques Pepin, Marcus Samuelsson, Daniel Boulud, Gael Greene, Ruth Reichl, Jeremiah Tower and lots more because the book is 347 pages. The history is random and the recipes are, in general, long and complicated; yet, this tome will find a place on my shelf of culinary history...

Kitchen Sink Advice From the Plumber King

By Steven V. Philips - Our kids married well. I’d say this to guarantee their future visits to me at the Home even if not true, but they really did. Our designer son has a wife who is his lethal sales manager and a fantastic Vietnamese cook. Our daughter’s husband fosters her belief that she’s a Princess, though her subjects are small and diaper-wearing. The Princess does has a perk. Her father-in-law is a...

What’s in Your Basket? – Spying at Trader Jo...

By Kate Bennett - Well, perhaps “spying ” is too strong a word; but, I was curious. After every trip to Trader Joe’s, no matter my intentions, I always come home with the same things. As coveted as my little cache of items might be, one can’t help wondering: What about those hundreds of other things on the shelves and freezer cases that other shoppers have in their grasp. What am I missing out on?...
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