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Pasta Fagioli

I found this bag in the pantry. I am not sure when I bought it or why. I presume it’s because I never had Pasta Fagioli and I bought it while hungry. I added a few real life essentials. Bon … Continue reading

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What the Hell is Delicata Squash?

Looking at the striped squash, it reminded me of a piece of a holiday cornucopia . I always wonder if those center pieces were really edible. So, now I know. Bon Appetit Bunch of scallions 1 large delicata squash 4 … Continue reading

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Culinary Challenge – HELP WANTED

When a client asks me a question I don’t have an answer to, I always reply with “I don’t know, but I will find out”. I think this shows honesty and respect as no one wants to be bullshitted. It … Continue reading

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What the Hell is a Cactus Pear?

I looked at the little ugly fruit. Not one to have food remorse, I tossed one in my basket. Unloading groceries with my spouse, he held it up and laughed “You bought one sad prickly pear?” I smiled, “Yes- culinary … Continue reading

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Linguine with Chanterelle,Shrimp & artichoke hearts

I know the rule- NEVER grocery shop when you’re hungry as it leads to buying more food… but we are all guilty of it on occasion. I recently found myself much in need of grocery shopping after the snow storm. … Continue reading

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