Monthly Archives: March 2018

Weekend Meals, Back Home (Part 2)

The rest of the weekend was equally interesting from a food and wine standpoint, too.  Sunday’s first photo-op, however, was a flower, not food.  Barbara had nursed her two large Amaryllis bulbs all Winter (in fact, in my wine cellar).  … Continue reading

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Weekend Meals, Back Home

Friday night dinner After the New York trip, the weekend back at home was diverse and very enjoyable, too.  Friday night we were at our friends David and Susan’s home for Shabbat dinner, which included another couple as well.  The … Continue reading

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Impending Snow, More Dining in New York City

Lunch had been so good, it was challenging to find another place close, but new to me.  As I walked around that afternoon, I found a lovely art deco reminder of why I love the Gramercy Park area. On the … Continue reading

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Living on the edge…

Last week I had the pleasure of giving the 20th consecutive Wine 101 session, a basic introduction to wine for the senior class of my undergraduate school on Long Island, NY.    It was an intimate affair; there are only 23 … Continue reading

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Big Snows, a Georgian Lunch, and Homemade Tagliatelle

Most of the news for the past two weeks has been the heavy snows.  Three Nor’easter storms delivered over 40 inches (1 meter) of new snow in just 11 days.  We survived, as most New Englanders do.  And we marked … Continue reading

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Late Dinner at SRV Boston

I was in town late yesterday, so when my meetings were over, I went to SRV Boston for a late dinner.  (SRV = Serene Republic of Venice)  This is an intriguing restaurant.  I go there for the pasta, and for … Continue reading

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Tagliatelle with Parsnips and Pancetta

I don’t know if I could function with “Search” tools.  If they did not exist, I would never have been able to find, and then prepare, a great supper last Friday.  A few days earlier, I had purchased some gorgeous … Continue reading

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