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There is STILL Courgette. Everywhere: Courgette Carbonara

What can I say. I have no excuse. Its been a month. A month of pure mayhem! Visitors. Plans outside of work. Weddings. Traveling. Cooking. Running. Keeping up with people. But most importantly, its been a month of courgettes. Zucchini. … Continue reading

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My summer lover: Ratatouille

So. I have a confession to make. For the past few years, I’ve had a bit of a crush. Well. I guess I should say its a pretty major crush. It started all in England, near the dairy aisle. This … Continue reading

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A British Roast Dinner – traditional and tasty!

I have done a lot of soul-searching, and by soul-searching I mean reading of cookbooks, blogs, food reviews, and non-fiction food books, to discover my own feelings about British cuisine now, over the ages, and overall how its gotten its … Continue reading

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Magic Mushrooms

There are few things more enjoyable in life (t0 me at least, I am a simpleton, what can I say) than attending one’s local farmer’s market, and taking in all the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the market. Oh. … Continue reading

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Yay! Persimmons… even if its delayed

I was aiming to get this out back around the New Year. New year, new fruits, new desserts. You get my drift. But, I got sidetracked, as many do. So without a due, lets talk about the past, and get … Continue reading

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So… Yes… I sometimes miss home

Coming from a family of Europeans (and I mean the real deal, have Austrian passports, sound like they stepped off the boat just yesterday – yet they have lived in Chicago for 50+ years) and foodies,  I learned at a … Continue reading

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Neighbors and Cioppino

The Brit and I : We have never been Valentine’s day people. Of our 4+ years together, we have yet to do anything for the day (minus move to San Francisco last winter in the rain!) on the day. Nowadays, … Continue reading

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