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    Pasta with Caponata

    Elinor has always been an enthusiastic eater: very slow, excruciatingly tidy. “She would eat a whole fish, using her knife and fork, and leave only a tiny pile of bones in the corner of her plate,” Edward told more »

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    All I want to eat are salads…Sugar Snap Salad

    All I want to eat are salads because it is so damn hot in New York City. My favorite this summer is a sugar snap salad, inspired by one I had at Maialino, a terrific restaurant inside the recently refurbished more »

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    Spaghettini with Onions and Bottarga

    One weekend over the winter Neni and her husband Stathis came to visit us at our cottage on Long Island. She brought a jar of tuna bottarga (dried and pulverized grey mullet roe), a pound of spaghettini, a more »

  • Thank You Friends…

    Thank You Friends…

    …For your kind words. Dementia is a really difficult illness for everyone involved and it was so comforting to hear from you. It seems like every other person I talk to has some experience with this. Elinor has more »

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    Edward’s Evening Soup

    I’ve been unable to write about Edward this winter and spring because while he continues to make wonderful recipes, and I continue to collect them and test many, and Megan continues to photograph them, I haven’t known how more »