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    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 »

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    Green Bean and Mint Salad (Edward turns 88)

    Edward turned 88 in mid-July, and of course he cooked his own dinner: stuffed clams, anchovies on toast, and champagne; risotto with zucchini flower pesto, broiled tuna (caught by a roofer/fisherman we know in Montauk) with scallion pesto, more »

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    Zucchini Flower Pesto

      Edward and Elinor are back from Italy and settling in. The zucchini flowers are going crazy in his garden, so he has been cooking them all week, usually flavored with saffron: in a sauté with shrimp, fried more »