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    Tagliatelle with Tuna

    Edward eats tuna canned in oil about twice a week, always for lunch. He buys Callipo Solid Light Tuna in Oil at Teitel Brothers on Arthur Avenue, and makes a salad with tuna and boiled cuttlefish. He boils more »

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    Squash Soup with Chicken Confit and Pumpkin Seeds

      It’s cold and wet in New York City. About this time of year I really start thinking about my summers in Colorado: the warm hay fields and night skies sugared with stars, the red rock smell of more »

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    Something Simple, Dammit

    Even though la Vigilia (the feast of the fishes) is a light meal, it’s a rich one, and entails a lot of cooking. Edward loves it though. He was at Arthur Ave the morning of the 23rd, in more »

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    Panettonemonium

    It’s Christmas on Arthur Ave and so every vender gives Edward panettone. When he left the Bronx to drive home there were so many panettone in the back of the car he practically couldn’t see out his rear view mirror. more »

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    Enough is as Good as a Feast

    Post-Thanksgiving in the Giobbi house is a groaning affair: From a groaning table to a groaning tummy. Edward cooked a meal for 12 by himself, despite the weather. It was snowing in Westchester County. The snow was thick more »