Food & Dining
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I can’t remember why, but at a recent book club meeting, the subject of buttermilk came up. I always keep some in the refrigerator. “Why?” To make pancakes, of course. Another … more
I was looking for a new way to cook fish and decided to revamp a recipe I have for a crunchy Panko coating for chicken. I added lemon juice or orange juice and dried herbs. If you like a little heat, you could add some cayenne or red pepper … more
With blackberries on sale at the market for buy one, get one free, I had to give peach cobbler another try. This is a different recipe that I tweaked. I cut back the amount of sugar, which seemed exorbitant, but if the berries are really tart, you … more
I've been looking for a good pad Thai recipe for a while and finally took the parts we liked from different recipes and combined them together into a good version. This is pretty versatile. You can make it with all chicken, all shrimp, all … more
With winter finally bringing frigid temperatures, I decided to fight back with summery fruit desserts. The supermarket had blueberries (buy one, get one free), so I got two pints and made blueberry pancakes and a blueberry cake. Not bad, but I … more
One of my New Year’s resolutions is to better manage the contents of my refrigerator so I don’t throw any food away. I saw an article about the percentage of food thrown away in this country and it was too high. And, I know I’m guilty … more
This is a great recipe because it only makes four scones. Perfect for the weekend, with none left over. During the week, I try to have oatmeal or cereal for breakfast with low-fat milk and a little fruit. After eating healthy all week, I … more
Cultures around the world ring in the new year with a variety of foods that symbolize good health and prosperity—and some (like fish, greens and beans) would get your doctor's stamp of approval as well. If you are looking for a little something … more
As we finally segue into winter weather (I think), it’s time for comfort foods. This time of year, I like making braised chicken, beef and pork dishes, rich with vegetables and potatoes and savory broth. This slow cooker pork is a perfect … more
DVDinner “Mr. Holmes” 2015, Rated PG 103 minutes Starring Ian McKellen, Laura Linney and Milo Parker   At 93, a retired Sherlock Holmes is fighting a failing memory as he writes about … more
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