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TBT Recipe: Heirloom Tomato Jam with Lemon

This week's Throwback Thursday Recipe is from a few years back at this time of year. It was a good summer for tomatoes, as is this one. I was in an upscale cheese store in Midtown. A great store we know well. A jar labeled “Tomato Jam” caught my eye. I knew that I could…

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Roman Style Meringue with Orange Sauce from As the Romans Do by Eleonora Galasso

  Looking for a perfect dessert for a Saturday night dinner? Look to Europe. I don’t know why I have to travel to Europe to enjoy giant meringues. But it seems you do. Paris streets are dense in shops featuring lovely meringues the size of softballs. Or you can indulge in decadent Floating Islands with…

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Serrano Pepper Burgers for the 4th of July

     It’s the 4th of July, the weather is good for most of us, and what could top a perfect burger. This recipe from Grill Nation by David Guas is quite a turn on your traditional burger. For three pounds of meat, you are adding in one pound of serrano peppers and another pound of…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Salt and Pepper by Michele Anna Jordan

Salt is the “in thing” now. Salt blocks at Whole Foods. Salt stores. Salt books. It’s a new path in our culinary lives. Or, maybe not so new. In 1999 Michele Anna Jordan wrote this tight little book Salt and Pepper, 135 Perfectly Seasoned Recipes. There are two spices here, salt and pepper. And there…

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