Hot Crabcakes

I love crab cakes and the very, very best are to be found in Baltimore. The best of the best? Faidley's in Lexington Market. I was able to find a very authentic recipe for them Chesapeake Bay Cooking. Sometimes, I do an amendment or two. A little chili heat can make...
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Potato and Pumpkin Tourte from Le Picnic by Suzy Ashford

These are the weeks of pumpkin picking. We buy them, carve them, but too often fail to cook with them. Suzy Ashford wrote Le Picnic with idea for inspired picnic food. Whether you are picnicking as you pumpkin pick or just want a lovely fall dish — or a wonderful side...
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Fiery Cookbook Review: Healthy Latin Eating

Suzi and I are in Austin to see our grandchildren perform in band. High school band is a big, big deal in Texas. And the Vandergrift Vipers are state winners. Between musical events, we will be trying Tex-Mex and Mexican food galore. Austin is a superb food city. Our...
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TBT Recipe: Chile Lime Cucumbers

  Here's a recipe we posted way back in 2010. This time of year, you'll find bins of "end of summer" cucumber at your farmers market. So many cucumbers. So little time to enjoy fresh ones now. You can slice them and put them on your eyes. It works. You can simply...
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Hot Crabcakes

I love crab cakes and the very, very best are to be found in Baltimore. The best of the best? Faidley’s in Lexington Market. I was able to find a very authentic recipe for them Chesapeake Bay...

read more

TBT Recipe: Chile Lime Cucumbers

  Here’s a recipe we posted way back in 2010. This time of year, you’ll find bins of “end of summer” cucumber at your farmers market. So many cucumbers. So little time...

read more

Fiery Cookbook Review: Death by Burrito

  Suzi and I are in Austin to see our grandchildren perform in band. High school band is a big, big deal in Texas. And the Vandergrift Vipers are state winners. Between musical events, we will...

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Ajo Blanco Soup from Leon Happy Soup

Sometimes this recipe is confusingly called “White Gazpacho.” It’s actually tomato‑free, but does incorporate the stale bread of “authentic” gazpacho, a peasant dish that was decidedly not “upscale”...

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