Happy Birthday to Me

Today is my birthday and my DH got me two cookbooks per my request, both winners of James Beard Foundation Awards: ┬áPaula Wolfert’s “The Food of Morocco” and Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi’s “Jerusalem: A Cookbook.” Right away I dove in, relishing the gorgeous photos, vivid word pictures of the cuisine and culture, and of course the recipes. It was breakfast...
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A Fresh Idea for Summer Salads

I love to troll back issues of Bon Appetit for great ideas. This one is modified from the June issue of 1991 and is a great alternative to tossed salads. I hope your family loves it as much as mine! GREEN VEGETABLE SALAD WITH ORANGE-HAZELNUT DRESSING 4 Servings SALAD: 1/2 lb. green beans, cut into 1-inch-long pieces 1/2 lb. broccoli florets 1/2 lb Asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1-inch-long...
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Wonderful Wedding!

So we just got back from Jackson, Wyoming where we traveled for our son’s wedding . . . absolutely unforgettable!! We LOVE our new daughter-in-law Lindsay (and her family, too) and couldn’t be happier for our son Alex! And they sure made a great choice on wedding venues–the Grand Tetons were quite a backdrop! Then, there was the food. Honestly we didn’t have a bad meal the...
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