Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sometimes, You Just Go Fancy

Most of the time, we cook a small dish here, a little thing there.  It’s not often we pull out all the stops and make a big, fancy meal, visiting close friends and fellow foodies Brian and Karla gave us … Continue reading

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An Evening with Ina

There are two other couples, Kathryn & David and Jim & Neal, who we get together with monthly for cooking, eating, drinking good wine, and socializing.  One of us hosts and usually does all or most of the food and wine.  … Continue reading

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Being a Decent Diner

Spending a fair amount of time in restaurants and having worked in them when I was younger, I know how tough the job can be.  There’s no reason for us as patrons to make it even more difficult.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Cinnamon-Raisin Challah French Toast

On Spring mornings, the view out our back door is pretty spectacular.  When we have a Saturday at home, more likely than not we’ll be eating all of our meals outside, but there’s no meal that we eat out there … Continue reading

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Day of Thrones 3

Games and gaming culture are nearly as big in this house as food and wine.  Being able to combine those passions makes a pretty special day.  Each of the last two years, the Monday Night Gamers have come over on … Continue reading

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