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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 »

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    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 »

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    Splendid Tuna Confit

    I’ve been canning tuna fish for years, but after trying this crazy good (and super simple) tuna confit recipe, I may never bother again. Neni’s tuna confit is a short-term preservation where chunks of tuna are simmered in olive more »

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    Edward’s Boiled Beef Salad

    Last month it felt that rather than declining internally Ed and Elllie are declining by bits and pieces. They both had “procedures” recently, removing small growths from various parts of their bodies that could, if left untreated, become more »