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    Stewed Monkfish with Tomatoes and Herbs

    Before Edward went to Italy this fall he packed the fridge in Katonah with all kinds of foods for my mother: meatballs with peas (two packs of two servings); braised chicken with tomatoes, onions, and red peppers, for more »

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    The Churn, Interrupted

    The Churn was disrupted recently. I got a call Thursday night from the ER in Westchester—those of you with elderly parents may be like me: when the phone rings at night I think Uh Oh. Not good. It’s more »

  • nenisoup2

    The Churn Continues…

    The night before last I didn’t start dinner until after 6pm. It was a busy day preparing for a lecture I have at the Denver Botanical Gardens on September 25, various writing assignments that I am pecking away at, more »

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    The Churn

    9/15 The Union Square Greenmarket is currently open on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. I’ve switched my appointment with my therapist to Wednesdays (therapy is a new experience, but as the great food retailer Georgio de Luca once more »

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    Stewed Beef with Eggplant

    I am in Colorado and Neni is in Greece and while I thought it would be a drag to share recipes over the internet, it turns out not only to be easy but a wonderful marriage of east more »