Tag Archives: Cooking

Matzoh Balls-Cheese Balls – Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off!

My family celebrates both Passover and Easter. This year my personal work schedule does not allow me to make a Passover Seder. I thought to make it on the Sunday before the official start of the holiday but that day … Continue reading

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A Valentine for Wine Lovers

Okay – can you stand one more of these? I promise this is the last one. But very soon it will be Valentine’s Day and what better than chocolate and wine to celebrate. Let me say that again. Chocolate and … Continue reading

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Taking a Break With a Beer on the Boardwalk

I had company coming for dinner on Sunday night. It was the start of the Jewish holidays. I started cooking on Saturday morning. I had a lot on the menu and not a lot of time. Shopping, cleaning, cooking…. It … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary Tastathon!

Who doesn’t love a good Bloody Mary? Well, that is the problem because, in my opinion, most Bloody Marys are well, not so bloody good! I did have a great one once. Years ago a friend’s brother made up a … Continue reading

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The Big Birthday Bash and William Cole Cabernet

So everybody knows that the birthday person gets to pick what they want for dinner. James chose a dish that I had never made. He chose beef stroganoff, a dish that reminded him of home and a favorite meal that … Continue reading

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Oysters, Clams and more!!

One of my favorite things is eating at one of the dozen or so clam shacks that dot the South Shore of Long Island. There is nothing better than sitting at a picnic table outdoors and eating the freshest of … Continue reading

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