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Blueberry Crumb Pie with Warm Blueberry Sauce from Carole Walter

The 4th of July approaches. Dessert is needed. There is nothing more American than blueberry pie on the 4th of July. For this treat, which we tested last weekend, Suzen turned to Great Pies and Tarts by Carole Walter. Carole is a friend, a wonderful author, and truly an American treasure. If you have not…

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Spin in Austin: A New High in Thai

If by chance you are in Austin and you long for some good Thai food, then you need to go to Spin at 14005 North US Highway 183, Suite 100. Austin is booming and the north side is one endless string of strip malls. Except this strip mall is nice. And this food is not…

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Deep.Blue Sushi Restaurant at Jet Blue’s Terminal 5 at JFK

  If you fly, certainly if you fly Jet Blue, then this post is for you. The afternoon was getting complicated. It was 4PM and we had an 8:40PM flight from JFK. Jet Blue at their sparkling and massive Terminal 5. “Do we eat now?” I asked Suzen. “Or get to the airport and eat…

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Dominique Ansel Bakery in SoHo

New York is not Vienna, but the past few years have seen a pastry transformation in the city. First came the cakes with deep frosting [think Magnolia Bakery]. Then the cupcakes and the macaroon [or macarons depending on your spell checker]. There are stores aplenty and trucks floating about the city offering a myriad of…

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