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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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Red Snapper with Chick Peas, Fennel and White Wine

I love the pink iridescence of red snapper, and its opal white flesh. It just seems to me such a beautiful fish that it makes me happy to buy it and cook it on purely aesthetic grounds. The fact that … Continue reading

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Perfect New Year for 8

New Years Eve is a time for elegance and extravagance. It’s pretty much the only dinner party of the year where black tie doesn’t feel like a crazy dress code. And much as I usually like to mix low brow … Continue reading

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Red Snapper with Asparagus in White Wine Butter Sauce

There are 2 ways for a food to qualify as an aphrodisiac. It can either contain some fantastic chemical boosting vitamins or minerals, or, frankly, it can look phallic in the right light with a pinch of imagination. Considered by … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Hot Sex and Hot Butter Sauce

I only met Tia once. She was telling a hilarious anecdote to a gallery full of strangers, about the time she gatecrashed a party on Justin Bieber’s tour bus. But I am friends with Lisa, and Lisa was friends with … Continue reading

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Salmon with leeks and a cream mustard sauce

I first ate this at my friend Ranghild’s Easter supper. She’s from Sweden, and is pretty big on herring – which is fine by me, but in deference to Jon who hates fish she decided to make us salmon. It … Continue reading

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Salmon with white wine and cherry tomatoes

Jon hates fish. Really hates it. All of it. This is clearly irrational, and it started, as many such things do, in his childhood. His mother made him fish pie. It may have had a bone in it. Jon refused … Continue reading

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