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Best Crab Cakes Ever

Ideas for Valentine’s Day Dinner

Hey Guys, have you made plans yet for the big day?  No, not the Super Bowl. Valentine’s Day!  How about this: A romantic dinner for two (or more) in your own cozy dining room.  It’s what John and I have been doing for years. We usually invite over four or five other couples (with kids) […]

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Fish in Parchment With Pesto And Veggies

Fish in Parchment With Pesto And Veggies

Being a member of the Urban Roots CSA is both a blessing and a curse.  While I absolutely adore getting the big bag of home-grown veggies every other week, it’s often a bit of a challenge to use everything in the bag.  On the other hand, being forced to use different veggies on a regular […]

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Four More Fab Wines to Try

Four More Fab Wines to Try

If you enjoyed my previous post on Summer Whites for Less Than $15, here are four more fabulous wines to try, all for less than $20.  As always, do let me know if you have other suggestions. I love trying new wines … and, well, there’s nothing like remodeling a house in 105-degree weather with […]

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Gotta Getcha Some

Gotta Getcha Some

When John and I got married, we registered for several boxes of fancy wine glasses. They are sleek and elegant.  And they look absolutely lovely sitting on the shelf. Unfortunately, at least for us, they are an entertaining nightmare.  They must be washed by hand and, even then, are easily broken.  (I would guess that […]

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Summer Whites For Less Than $15

Summer Whites For Less Than $15

As I was flipping through an old Martha Stewart magazine last night, I came across her May calendar.  The entry for today says to “stock upon white and rosè wine for warm-weather entertaining.” Darn it … I knew I was forgetting something.  (Yeah right.)  As far as summer entertaining goes, I’m lucky to get to […]

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