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Election Night – and a bowl of caramel rosemary popcorn

Election day, and Facebook is a hotbed of political intrigue and opinion.

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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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The Monday Treat – rosemary garlic homemade potato chips and Olympic fever

“If I were an Olympian” said Ian, “I would be a swimmer. Not because I’m good at swimming, but because they have the best Olympics. They’re all done by the end of the first week and then they can slut … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Herbed Goat Cheese Peach Tart and Parisian Romance

True Romance with a capital R. My friend James has abandoned his Brooklyn apartment, handed in his notice at his job in an office off Union Square, and will move to Paris forthwith, to be with the woman he loves.

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All Souls Day – Rosemary for Remembrance Cake

If Jon and I were still living in Poland, Halloween would have been something of an afterthought, but today, All Souls Day, would have been the real deal.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Apple-tinis with rosemary lavender vodka

We drove towards the quilt shop, past Amish guys in buggies and women scooting along on over-sized scooters, their bonnet strings flying out behind them, past market gardens and farm stands and red roofed barns and home made ginger ale stalls. We’re … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – cold shandy and hot potato wedges with lemon mayo

Did you have a good long weekend? It’s such a lovely feeling to be at Wednesday already, gearing up for mid-week drinks. If only all Mondays could be spent sitting on the balcony reading Marie Claire and planting out the … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Spiced Apple Cake

The long weekend is approaching, and that might mean picnicking in Central Park (my plan) or adventuring out of the city for a weekend of country-side fun (my plan last weekend). After a long drive out of the city, and, … Continue reading

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The Monday treat – focaccia with rosemary, black olives and lemon

Some treats require preparation, and there’s no point denying it; focaccia is one such. It’s not especially tricky to make – and all the olive oil makes for a stable dough that is less subject to the foibles of regular … Continue reading

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Cheddar rosemary shortbread

I learned to bake these shortbread biscuits on my first day at a disconcertingly posh cooking school that I attended, where the other girls all had nicknames like Bunny and – no word of a lie – Bugs. The recipe … Continue reading

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