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Our First Tapa-The Original Pincho

Our first Tapa, according to the locals of San Sebastian Spain was the first original prototype for all other tapas to follow.   It helped to create a new way to dine-the culture of standing and snacking while drinking and meeting with friends and loved ones.  This is a tradition that is alive and well today. […]

23Aug2015 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Preserving Summer

Farmer’s markets have gained a lot of popularity and have been popping up everywhere, it seems, over the past ten years or so. People can now get farm fresh fruits, meats, and vegetables in big cities or in the suburbs. While in New York City we tried to take advantage of the markets when ever […]

26Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued
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A Familiar Dish, With a Local Twist!

During our family vacation on the Leelanau Peninsula of Michigan, our family took turns cooking.  When it was our turn to cook, Amanda and I decided to make a fresh, summer version of tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches using only local ingredients. We had a beautiful loaf of sourdough bread from our trip to […]

7Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued
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An Ode to Prince Edward Island

For our final meal on Prince Edward Island we decided to pay tribute to some of the island’s amazing ingredients.  Simple potatoes are elevated by creating fluffy pillows of gnocchi.  In another dish, potatoes become infused with the heady aroma of seared island lamb steaks marinated with wild lavender.  In our version of summer succotash, […]

31Jul2010 | | 3 comments | Continued
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What Makes Up Montreal

On our way through Canada to get to Maine we were able to spend some time in Montreal. We only had one day there, so we decided to explore some of the local food scene, visiting a locally beloved bagel shop and the large markets of Petite Italy. We made our way up the hillside […]

14Jul2010 | | 0 comments | Continued