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TBT Recipe: Jalapeno and Apple Pie

  Apple pie. Perfect apple pie. We all crave it. We all have a a favorite recipe. Ah, but sometimes favorites can change. If Suzi and I were going to make apple pie on spur of the moment, then we'd start by getting apples, naturally, and then the jalapenos. I've posted this recipe before and…

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TBT Recipe: Smoked Ham, Leek, and Mushroom Pie

"You'll look like an idot," my wife said, "and you have a cold." I was headed to Starbuck for our morning fix. It's only a block away and I hate being over dressed. I miss summer with warm mornings. It's mid-Ocotober and the mornings here are definitely fall. The time has come for what we…

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Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie from Brooklyn Bar Bites by Barbara Scott-Goodman

Are you ever embarrassed by a dish that is ethnically yours? I am. I am Irish and I’ve tried Shepherd’s Pie for decades and been endless disappointed. It’s a peasant dish and historically was made with cheap meat. Restaurants are all too happy to follow that cheap path and the restaurant results are, in a…

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Cappelletti Pasta Cake with Cream, Ham, Liver and Peas for As the Romans Do by Eleonora Galasso

If you are playing blackjack, you know there are times when you have to double down. I say “have to” because if you follow that rule, and some others, you actually can make money. You actually have an advantage over the house. It’s the only casino game where that is true. And if the casino…

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