Monthly Archives: August 2009

New Orleans offers up all kinds of adventures, and I’d say I had my fair share there last month. I stayed in the French Quarter and spent many an hour wandering its historic streets. I took a carriage ride, perused … Continue reading

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Apricots are at their peak this time of year and they seem to be calling my name wherever I go.   I bought four baskets at my farmers market last weekend and they were so sweet and perfectly ripe, they tasted … Continue reading

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This is one of those salads I’ve made for years without an official recipe.  You can throw it together with just about any crunchy vegetables you have on-hand and it’s pretty forgiving: You can leave out a thing or two, … Continue reading

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I recently found myself in New York City with a few days to kill. I decided to buy a train ticket to the Hamptons on the eastern shore of Long Island, a place I’d longed to visit since I had … Continue reading

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