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Pan Fried Trout: Simple, Delicious and Even Elegant

  You are probably very proud of your kitchen. You’ve invested time in the appliances, the cabinets, tile and lighting. And you have found that the kitchen is often the centerpiece of family life. What is underused in your kitchen? Here’s a hint: look up. Yes, that hood and vent system, that beautiful vent. You…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Recipes from Home, Second Try!

I posted the picture here a month ago, and forgot the text. So, since today is Thanksgiving and most of us are home or in a family member's home, here are literally recipes from home. For 21 years, Home restaurant in West Greenwich Village has featured farm-to-table menus with local ingredients. The restaurant space is…

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Cookbook Review: Brooks Headley’s Fancy Desserts

I have about 1600 posts on this blog. Something near 2 million words. I have written about this and about that. I can write about anything. Or so I thought. I mean this as a compliment to the author and packagers of this book: this is the strangest dessert book I have ever seen. I…

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Classic Cornbread Stuffing from The Cornbread Book

In his little tome devote to cornbread, The Cornbread Book, Jeremy Jackson includes some recipes from Missouri and his mom. Northerners call it stuffing and Southerners call it dressing. But all of us love the side dish that makes for a complete holiday meal. Turkey without stuffing? Without dressing? That would be holiday heresy. This…

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