Category Archives: Friends

Highlights of Summer Meals

Summertime is a great time for food and wine: bountiful farmers markets, travel and visits with family and friends, different grapes and wines for the warm weather and lighter fare. I was not at all disciplined with my blogging this … Continue reading

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Progressive Dinner Event

Last night we participated with more than 40 other couples and fellow congregants in a Progressive Dinner event.  The invitation described  it: Our Committee invites you to celebrate Israel: The Spice and the Spirit! with dinner at your hosts’ house … Continue reading

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Snack and Wine-Tasting, followed by Crab Cakes for Dinner

Our friends are leaving this Friday for Hawaii until April 1.  Can’t say that we blame them for that — the worst of this New England weather is yet to come.  In any case, it was a good excuse to … Continue reading

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Ravioli Rolling Pin + Vegan Ricotta = Great Meal

Several years ago one of my most energetic graduate students showed a strong interest in food and cooking, so we often talked about it and shared stories and ideas — along with occasionally discussing the program: engineering management.  When he … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Travels — Friuli

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Through my contacts in Cambridge and New York, I was able to arrange visits in Friuli, and to get a taste of their wonderful foods and wine.  One winery, Edi Keber in Cormons, is partnered with my friend Jan, who … Continue reading

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Food and Friends in Portland, Maine

Among our favorite friends and foodies are Pete & Pat, who live in Portland, when they are not in San Miguel.  We took a day trip there (to Portland, not San Miguel) to visit them, see their new home, and … Continue reading

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Study — A Restaurant in Cambridge

Last month I met a friend for lunch in Cambridge.  She told me “Ames Street Deli“.  There is such a place, and I later found out how good it is when I had an early morning breakfast there a few … Continue reading

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