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TBT Recipes: Green Beans with Frizzled Scallions and Ginger

  This recipe was posted a couple of years ago, at the end of a warm summer. This summer has not been just warm. 2016 is sizzling and that powerful sun has made this recipe even more delightful. Green beans are wonderful. You can depend on them, for they always taste the same. Same flavor, same…

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Green Curry-Ginger Salad

Many of us love chicken. The flavor, the texture. Constant, never changing. Boring. Yes, I just said chicken is boring. I’m sorry, but too often we get “regular” chicken and every now and then our taste buds just rebel. Okay, we’re going to have chicken but can we please just have something exciting. Enter Casual…

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Brian’s Bourbon Blast Cocktail with Ginger Simple Syrup

Sunday was Valentine’s Day and the 30th anniversary of getting engaged to Suzi. “Will you marry me,” I had asked back then. “Yes,” she had said as fast as possible. On Sunday, I asked, “Will you take a sip?” And she said, “What’s in it. You know I hate ginger.” It’s sad how 30 years…

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Visionaria Cocktail from Warren Bobrow

I recently posted review of Whiskey Cocktails by Warren Bobrow. This collection of cocktails gems can only be described as imaginative. I don’t know why Warren says this cocktail is a twist on the Arnold Palmer but he does: their only point of commonality is tea and even here the tea is jasmine and not…

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