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Eating to Cook: A Trip to Alsace

At a recent wine dinner celebrating the great Alsatian wines of Zind-Humbrecht at Legal Sea Foods, it took me a good 20 minutes to work […]

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Cooking to Eat: From The Department Of Green

This is a good time of year in the kitchen, isn’t it? I am all for a low and slow braised dinner, which requires lots […]

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Eating to Cook: Dumplings for All

Asian dumplings are on my short list of “things I really, really, reallllllllly enjoy eating.” Mostly because they’re generally one or two bites, filled with […]

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Table Talk Online: A Recap of the James Beard Awards

I suspect by now the news has reached you that Tony Maws (Craigie on Main) has, in hand, his well-deserved James Beard Award for “Best […]

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Tidbits: The Green Goddess at Canteen

I have just removed my pants and liberally sprayed them, once again, with stain remover. Today’s disgrace (yes, a repeat performance) involved dripping basil and […]

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Eating to Cook: A Proper Breakfast

Like so many, my friends and I were up before dawn to watch coverage of the Royal Wedding. Our gaggle of eight agreed that: 1. […]

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Eating to Cook: Sharing the Stage with Some Incredible Chefs

It’s true: I do love an audience. So when I was recently asked to do a cooking demonstration for the VIP reception at a fundraising […]

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Eating to Cook: Let Her Eat Cake

When my good friend, who is also a chef, wants a mille crêpe cake for her birthday then that’s what my good friend gets. It […]

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Book Club: “Serve Yourself” by Joe Yonan

I can’t help it, I’m from a big family and I’m a restaurant-trained cook. One or two portion meals aren’t in my cooking vernacular. And […]