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Onion Soup with Cider and Cheddar Gratin from Cold-Weather Cooking by Sarah Leah Chase

Suzen and I were delighted to see that Cold-Weather Cooking by Sarah Leah Chase has been republished by Workman just last September. We love Sarah’s books and Cold-Weather Cooking is filled with solutions to a problem Suzie and I face today: the chill factor outside our Manhattan apartment is 16 below. We are leaving for…

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Stilton Chowder from Edwardian Cooking

Not all blue cheeses are created equal. Some, which I shall not name, are harsh. There is no other way to say it. That fungal aroma assaults your mouth, lodges in the upper throat, and refuses to go away — no matter how much wine you consume. While I do appreciate a pungent blue as…

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Chilled Yellow Squash and Poblano Chile Soup with Lime and Chile Crema: Thanksgiving Ideas from Texas on the Table

                Here’s a recipe in my future and hopefully yours. Suzen and I are visiting great friends, great culinary friends, for Thanksgiving. My job is to find recipes for Monday-Thursday, not just Thanksgiving. On Wednesday I posted a book review for Texas on the Table by Terry Thompson-Anderson.…

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Smoky Roasted Corn Soup with Chipotle

  Before you comment, I have an explanation. I know the picture above is marginal. Cocktails and soup are the toughest foods to photograph. I’m working on it. It’s not easy. And, when I get a chance, I will take a better shot. But it may take a while and in the meantime this is…

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