Category Archives: Cooking

Cedar-Wrapped Grilled Fish, with Grilled Scalloped Potatoes

  I just discovered these cedar wraps at my local Whole Wallet, and they sounded like a good idea.  You get eight per pack, and a long length of twine.  They work like cedar planks on your grilled fish, but … Continue reading

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Figs and Omnivorous Dining – A snack (Figs Wrapped in Prosciutto) and a main (Whole Fish Stuffed with Figs)

I just love these figs!  The fresher, the better!  Before fig season leaves us in the dust, I figure I better post these two! For our snack, we have figs wrapped with prosciutto.  For our main, we have striped black … Continue reading

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Figgy Stardust! Vegetarian Fig Ideas! (NO spiders from Mars…)

(Okay, how many of you got the David Bowie reference??) I love figs.  I love fresh figs; the dehydrated variety leaves me cold, alas.  I think this is because I am SO not a sweet-tooth, that the dehydrated figs just … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: The Causeway, Glouchester, MA (with a farmers’ market digression…)

First off, I haven’t gotten to a farmer’s market in about three weeks, which bites, but here I am, showing off my wares from THREE of them — one from my own town on Friday (not much selection, but the … Continue reading

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Root Greens – in the Skillet

Yes, root greens — you go to the farmer’s market, and you see these lovely beets, or turnips, or radishes, with their greens still attached.  Sometimes they look pathetic (the greens) or sometimes they look sharp and radiantly green.  And … Continue reading

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Breakfast: Eggs, Liver and Asparagus

I had this two mornings in a row; the first day it was two hen eggs and a little more onion than shown here. Liver for breakfast, eh?  Well, I noticed they were selling it in strips at Whole Foods — … Continue reading

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Pork Carnitas (for a pot-luck crowd)

I love many varieties of “ethnic” foods, and enjoy attempting to re-create some of these in my own kitchen.  I’ve focused more on Asian and Mediterranean, and less on south of the (my) border, but I love Mexican, Peruvian and … Continue reading

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