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Do you remember these from when you were a kid? I do. I remember someone bringing them into school for something and practically swooning over them. My grandmother was a great baker, but she never made these. And then, I sort of forgot about them, for, like, decades. What was I crazy?

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I’ve made spinach pesto for you before. So, this recipe may seem oddly redundant, but changing the cheese changes so much that this version has a flavor all of it’s own that is distinctly different from the original.

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A few weeks ago I had a lovely walk and picnic lunch with my friend Amy. The heart of that lunch was a simple sauteed broccolini that she made. It was so good it’s been haunting me ever since.

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My friend Susan is a total inspiration to me in terms of cooking. She has a boldness in her cooking that I admire. She seems to be able to tackle any cuisine with confidence and she pulls it off. I happen to be a huge fan of sesame noodles and order them everywhere that I […]

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Charoset

Charoset, an essential part of any Seder. “Charoset symbolizes the bricks and mortar used by the Hebrews in building store-houses and cities for the Pharaoh in ancient Egypt.”* At one point in the Seder a little sandwich is made from small pieces of matzo, charoset, and the bitter herb. So, of course, the first Seder […]

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Ice Cream: Peanut Butter

Ok, I’ve mentioned that I love peanut butter, right? I mean, I love it. Love it, love it, love it. In fact I think I could go on and on just writing I love peanut butter for a couple of pages before it seemed excessive. Oh yeah, and chocolate. Did I mention there’s a chocolate […]

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I read an article in Runner’s World magazine a couple of years ago where a new runner was talking about what he thinks about while running. Peanut butter. He thinks about peanut butter. What stuck with me was not just that he thinks about peanut butter, it’s what he thinks about peanut butter. It stuck […]

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Torture by Delight

My awesome friend Susan, of Blotal Recall fame, makes one of the most delicious things I’ve ever eaten: Bacon cashew caramel corn. Yes, you heard me right. Bacon. Cashew. Caramel. Corn. It’s bliss, in a bag. And see, she brought me some yesterday… and I ate some. So did Adam. But there’s some left… and […]

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