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Chocolate Caramel Brownies

Sometimes only chocolate will do. This is chocolate worth splurging on.

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Better than Bears – and a comforting, yet totally date-night appropriate Greek Chicken Stew

As Fall colors start to paint the country in shades of fire, two friends of our recently returned from a hiking holiday, which they described in glowing terms apart from one small setback:

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – linguini with zucchini in a lemon cream sauce

Everybody needs a hobby – for me it’s a close tie between magazining and singing. For John, triathlons. For Tabitha, designing dog Halloween costumes and selling them on Etsy. As it turns out, Jon’s Boss has a hobby too – … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – butterflied herb chicken and roasted corn salad for the last BBQ of summer

Labor Day is almost upon us, and it feels like the crossroads of the seasons; Summer just behind us, Fall just ahead. My favorite fruit stall at the Union Square Farmer’s Market is right on the thematic money, with peaches … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – lobster rolls, superstitions and summer affirmations

This fascinating nugget of information comes via a local news sheet that I picked up on a weekend holiday in Rockport: Bananas are terrible terrible luck on lobster boats.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – roast chicken with 40 cloves of garlic – and a side order of wisdom

“Just older, not wiser,” was Alan’s take on turning 40, as we sat down to – what else – chicken with 40 cloves of garlic and a bottle of champagne.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Red Snapper with Fennel, Chick Peas and White Wine

Some days are days of excess, and no amount of early morning gymming can mitigate them. The Sussex County Fair was once such day.

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Fattoush Salad, Hummus, and the unexpected risks of trapeezing

Too hot to walk quickly through the muggy Manhattan weather, I strolled along behind a couple of girls and listened to them chatting.

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Olympic Onion Rings and high excitement

My friend Euan is in the Olympics. Not as a sprinter, gymnast or wrestler, but as an Industrial Revolutionary Worker. “Look out for me. I’m the one wearing a white-ish shirt, standing near a big machine, sort of near the … Continue reading

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Provencal tomato pasta – a celebration of hope and/or partial nudity

NYC is a city of contrasts. This week, for example my very brave friend Jess made something of a public declaration of hope on her blog. Not entirely out of the blue, you understand, but because she has met a … Continue reading

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