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Summer of the Corn

This year we are buying a lot of corn at the farmer’s markets. I love sweet white corn. Except for grilled corn on the cob the only other recipe I make is my corn pudding…

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Buttermilk fried chicken

Well another hot and steamy day in DC. So again, I chose to stand over a hot stove to make Buttermilk Fried Chicken. I am cooking recipes from the Ad Hoc at Home cookbook by…

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It’s National Ice Cream Day

I used Ghirardelli  bittersweet chocolate, dark coco, turned that into a rich custard base and so, I made Dark Chocolate Ice Cream to celebrate.

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It’s hot outside so I’ll stand over a very hot stove

So, what was I thinking…. it’s in the mid 90’s and I decide to make risotto. The recipe was in the Washington Post Wednesday July 14th. Asiago and Corn Risotto. I have never made risotto…

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Quick visit to Troy, NY

My first trip takes me to Troy, NY– which is my second trip to Troy. The first trip was to visit my brother  at RPI. His fraternity bought out the first three rows to the…

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