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Crab, Saffron and Gruyere Tart from Make Mine a Martini

  In Make Mine a Martini, author Kay Plunkett-Hogge presents this an array of cocktails for you to consider, not just a wonderful martini. There are classics here and some new ones, like The Fine & Dandy, a combo of lemon juice, Cointreau and gin. But this book is really more: a cocktail party book…

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TBT Recipe: Corn and Crab Bisque

  I first posted this recipe in 2013. It's the perfect summer soup idea: corn, of course, and crab. On a hot night, this soup and a salad are a meal unto themselves. The bisque is not simple and requires a little time and lots of ingredients. It's worth every herb and every minutes. Domaine…

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TBT Recipe: Roasted Corn and Crab Dip

While half of all marriages end in divorce, no marriage of corn and crab ever has. Be it in a salad, a dip, a soup — or some other creation — the two flavors seem to automatically merge into one overpowering burst of pleasure. This dip is rich, so it can serve as the centerpiece…

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TBT Recipe: Crab and Asparagus with Thai Mayonnaise on Sourdough 

It’s spring, officially, but on the same date, spring can be brightly different in different cities. Here in New York, the trees have blossomed and a few green leaves are poking out. Yet, it still seems cold in the daytime and you see winterish coats everywhere. In Seattle, where my daughter happily resides alongside the…

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