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Thanksgiving Idea: Stuffed White Onions as Enjoyed by Claude Monet

“No,” will be the response by my wife to this recipe. Not to the recipe itself, but to the timing. “Why?” Suzen will say, “Do you want stuffed onions, meat-stuffed onions, on Thanksgiving when you will already be having bread-and-sausage stuffing?” “Because I do,” will be my response. That's true. I'm just intrigued at the…

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Maytag Blue Grapes Redux from Just a Bite by Gale Gand

Suzen and I wish you happy Memorial Day. This is a day to trigger memories for many of us, to reflect for even a brief time on the sacrifices made by so many for us. And this is the day that for most of us trumpets, "Summer is here." Forget June 20 and the the…

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Ginger Roulade from Gillian Duffy

When I hear the word “roulade” my image is of chocolate sponge cake, covered in whipped cream, and wrapped into a roll for Christmas Dinner. This roulade is not a dessert. This is an appetizer idea, a template really, for an endless array of wonderful hors d’oeuvres. It’s not a wrap — one of today’s…

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Ham, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche from Home Baked Comfort by Kim Laidlaw

On the web this week there was an article about skiing in New England. Unlike earlier, warmer years there has been plenty of cold and snow this winter and now deep into spring. It’s May and people are still maneuvering down white mountain sides. That lingering winter weather also means that leek season is still upon…

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