Monthly Archives: October 2010

Just why the lean and hungry chef is suspect

About thirty years ago, while hunting through an old bookstore in upstate NY, I came across an interesting two volume set called “The Gentleman’s Companion” by Charles Baker, Jr. published in 1939. Charles had traveled around the world as a … Continue reading

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Pickles and Peanut butter

Today, in a Wall Street Journal article, it mentioned that one of the vendors at the recent NYC International Pickle Day Festival (which we participated in) was “slathering pickle slices with peanut butter”. Now, I have to tell you I … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Jam

Here is a great jam recipe that combines fresh available berries and the incoming crop of cranberries. (Frozen berries can be used in this as well) 5 cups of mixed berries (strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, etc) 1 cup cranberries 3 1/2 … Continue reading

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