Monthly Archives: December 2017

Non-Traditional Holiday Meals

We rarely have traditional Christmas season meals at home.  However, since I am still in my Greek food groove, I made a dish for last night’s supper that was another riff on the Briami ( Greek baked vegetables) theme, using … Continue reading

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Lunch with Foodie Friends

Our good friends, Pat and Pete, came down from Maine on Friday for a short visit.  Fortunately, it included lunch.  They are among our most knowledgeable and enthusiastic food friends, so we were delighted to share with them. Upon arrival, … Continue reading

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Greek-styled Lunch

Wintry lunches are easy.  Just check the refrigerator for leftovers (or new ingredients you wish to add), select a regional style, pick the wine, prepare and enjoy. Last week one such event developed naturally into a Greek lunch for one.  … Continue reading

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Seasonal Flowers

We have been keeping a couple of dozen flowering cacti plants for a number of years now.  They spend October to May in the small greenhouse at the end of our living room.  In the Spring and Summer, we move … Continue reading

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Vegetable Dinner with Friends

Chris and Joan have been friends for many years, but we don’t often have the opportunity to get all four of us together for food and wine.  Two weeks ago, we had such an occasion, and the vegetarian dinner provided … Continue reading

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Fall Visit in the Verde Valley, Arizona

Every November now we travel to the Verde Valley to visit Aaron and to taste his new wines.  This year we could not be at his wine release party for the 2016 wines, so we came out the following week … Continue reading

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Random City Scenes – Cambridge and Boston

In the window at Clear Flour – the best bakery Lunch in Cambridge – Grilled Vegetable Panino on Foccacia at Amelia’s Trattoria Cambridge Industrial Chic near MIT

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