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Ambrosia Fruit Salad for Brunch Dessert

In Greek mythology, ambrosia was the food of the gods. What better way to conclude a brunch than with an Ambrosia Fruit Salad, filed with fruit, yogurt, coconut, whipping cream, … And miniature marshmallows. I’m not kidding. It’s listed as an optional ingredient below. We offered this for a family brunch a couple of weeks…

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Brooklyn Soda Works: The Best in New Beverage Oppourtunites

      Brooklyn Soda Works is a brand new firm with a flotilla of ideas. They create artisanal carbonated juices employing only fresh squeezed juices and minimal amounts of cane sugar. Suzen and I met them today, Sunday, at the upscalel New Amsterdam Market in lower Manhattan. We tried their Grapefruit, Jalapeno and Honey. It’s…

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Fruit Crisp with Spiced Pecan Topping

I went to graduate school studying applied mathematics, in particular optimization theory. At the time, some of the biggest users of the optimization techniques were the airlines. They were struggling with how to do scheduling, sizing of aircraft, and optimizing their selection of cities. Been on a flight recently? That airline thingy did not work…

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