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Thanks for the Memories Food Photography

Growing up in an Italian-American family, Thanksgiving wasn’t always about sweet potatoes and green bean casserole for me. It usually began with various antipasti, followed by rich lasagna, and then somewhere along the line we visited the turkey. Almost an afterthought. Continue reading

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The Big Easy to Eat

As a self pronounced foodie, I just can’t help being drawn to the diversity of the cuisine of New Orleans and its surrounding parishes. My Sicilian ancestry taught me how the blending of cultures in a particular region can produce … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable Gazpacho plus a “Tomatini” Bonus

Refreshing Gazpacho with a bonus Tomatini from the straining. Continue reading

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Father’s Day Favorite: Barbecued Pork Ribs

What sticks to your ribs more than . . .ribs? Dad’s going to love these meaty spice-rubbed St. Louis style spare ribs and you will, too. St. Louis style is simply spareribs with the ends trimmed. Of course, there are many styles of ribs. A nicely detailed explanation of how to select ribs can be found athttp://www.virtualweberbullet.com/ribselect.html Continue reading

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Not Your Deli Pasta Salad

“THE STORE”* ZITI SALAD WITH TOMATO AND PEPPERS I am not a fan of pasta salads. I find them usually anemic, in other words, bland and slathered with mayonnaise, or worse, in a too tart oil and vinegar dressing. Not … Continue reading

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Crazy for Kebobs

With fresh spring vegetables in abundance and options of lamb, beef, chicken and seafood available, these kebobs are a perfect fit for your day. Served on a bed of rice, you’ve got a meal to savor. Continue reading

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Shrimp Ceviche: Tonic for a Hot Summer Day

Ceviche is typically a white flesh ocean fish, scallops or squid in a citrus marinade, the acidity of which “cooks” the seafood. Its cool tartness is deliciously refreshing. Continue reading

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Fresh corn ice cream a funky Ice cream alternative

The I love corn book was a project I participated in a few years back. My friend Lisa Skye conceived it as a charity project to help children in grief over the loss of a loved one. Lisa lost her … Continue reading

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Perfect Summer Fare: Lobster Rolls

Now that it’s summer, you’ll find lobster shacks opening all along the Northeastern coast. A famous one is Red’s Eats in Wiscasset, Maine, offering all the meat from a one-pound lobster in each roll. Continue reading

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Swordfish on corn pepper relish with cilantro oil-Recipe

Ingredients-Marinated swordfish 4 skinless 7oz swordfish steaks 1 inch thick Juice of 2 lemons 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tsp. salt 20 grinds of freshly-ground black pepper 1 1/2 tsp cumin 1/8 tsp. cayanne pepper Ingredients-Corn and pepper relish 2 … Continue reading

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