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Crab Guacamole

“But we have to have guacamole,” Brian complained. “We agreed we’d have different, better things for Super Bowl Weekend,” I replied. “It’s un-American not to have guacamole,” he pleaded. “Guacamole is Mexican,” I commented. “Are you sure?” Brian and I have been married for twenty-four years. I have never done a background check on him.…

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The Geometry of Pasta and Tagliolini with Crab

The Geometry of Pasta is book you can’t miss. That title by itself seems unusual. Since Brian is both a foodie and a mathematician, I just had to this book up for him. The book’s physical design is exceptional: clean Deco-style fonts in stark black ink on linen white paper. Each page has a film…

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Really Simple Crab and Avocado with Cocktail Sauce

There are some food combinations you should never consider. Ever had habanero whipped cream? Bad idea. It’s one of those things that triggers 911 calls and long nights in the emergency room where you watch some very foolish people get wheeled in.  You know: “But, gee, I lit the firecracker from the far end. How…

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Gordon Ramsay Cornish Crab Mayo with Avocado and Corn Sorbet

Culinary perfection is exceptionally difficult to achieve. It is easy to recognize. Suzen and I have eaten in many cities in many types of restaurants. From hole in the wall to Parisian white glove, we’ve had the fortune to sample the skills of single chef kitchens and of culinary teams organized like a small army.…

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