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Blistered Eggplant with Tomatoes, Olives and Feta

This quick, easy and tasty recipe is a great way to enjoy two of the season’s best – tomatoes and eggplant. A great salad to start the meal, or make it for a light dinner. 1 large eggplant (about 1-1/2 lbs), but into 1/2-inch thick rounds 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling […]

Eggplant Torta

Eggplant Torta with Smoked Tomato Sauce

This isn’t a recipe to prepare when you’re in a rush, but it is well worth the time. The recipe reminds me of one I prepared at cooking school in Arles, France nearly 20 years ago. It is ‘hearty’ enough for a meatless meal, or as a side dish accompaniment for a backyard picnic, buffet, […]

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Slowing Down for a Breather

Most days, around 4 p.m., if I’m not heading out in the car for the remainder of the day, I pop open a bottle of wine and pour myself a glass. I have to admit that it is usually a mad rush to get the bottle uncorked, the glass poured, and then raised up to […]

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Shh . . .

The Silence, and some Banana Cream Pie

The house is silent Not a word Not a tease Not a complaint Not a “What are we doing to today?” No one is calling my name I am alone, and this is what I have been looking forward to for some time. It’s not that we didn’t have a fun summer, but I have […]

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Summer Beverages

An Infusion of Fun and Refreshment with Primula Flavor Now System As I look at our window I see the plums ripening, the birds darting to and fro, and … [Read More...]

Favorite Finds


Alessi’s Anna G. Celebrates 20 years

The iconic Alessi Anna G. corkscrew, designed by Alessandro Mendini, celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special edition corkscrew, designed to further celebrate the beginning of a collaboration that has lasted 2 decades. Anna G. has been one of Alessi’s most celebrated and iconic products in recent decades, and Mendini has dressed her up for […]


Microplane Cube Grater

Rethinking the box grater, and reminiscent of a Rubik’s Cube, Microplane introduces the new Cube Grater. This compact, space-saving gadget combines three of the most popular Microplane surgical steel blades to create a tool that flawlessly grates both soft and hard ingredients. To ensure optimum performance, the Cube Grater features three original Microplane(R) made in the […]

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