Category Archives: Tasting

Cocktail Hour For Six In Five Minutes Or Less

1. Stir together four spoons of sour cream and one spoon of horseradish sauce. Total Elapsed Time: 20 seconds. 2. Spread that on as many slices of pumpernickel bread as you can. I managed six. Cut each slice of bread … Continue reading

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Dinner Tonight

What do you do when you look in the fridge and realize that you have all of the ingredients for Suzanne Goin’s devil’s chicken thighs with braised leeks and David Lebovitz’s homemade peach ice cream on hand? You make them … Continue reading

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Ferndale Food Truck Rally

Last night I met my friend Missy for dinner at the Ferndale Food Truck Rally in the alley behind the Rust Belt Market. It was awesome. After I made it through the killer traffic (it took me an hour and forty … Continue reading

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First Week

You know, I have all kinds of weird feelings about moving. I still feel homesick for Boston every day. I miss my job. I miss my friends. I miss being able to text my crew at lunch and, at the … Continue reading

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Hearty Mushroom Ragu for a Rainy Day

For ages now, I’ve wanted to block off one meat-free day each week. It’s good for me, and it’s good for the environment. Paul McCartney’s Meat Free Monday site has a ton of information about what eating meat-free could do … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving menu

Posted here for my reference, because I have to write it down before I forget it all: Football snacks: bacon-wrapped dates parmesan and prosciutto-stuffed mushrooms spiced nuts winter spiced sangria Dinner: roasted squash and fennel soup cider-glazed carrots braised beef … Continue reading

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