Monthly Archives: July 2011

Post-vacation lunch: flatbread with pesto and ricotta

I meant to post last week, really I did. we were at my sister Jul’s in New Hampshire. It would have been lovely to cook with my family and post the results; we all love to cook, and our kids … Continue reading

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New versions of stuffed peppers and biscotti

Cooking is all about flexibility for me. I do take some pretty serious notes when I’m creating new dishes, or fiddling with old ones. (Most of the time, anyway.) Therefore, I can usually recreate a favorite dish fairly accurately, if that’s … Continue reading

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Peas in (and out of) a pod

Last week, Tom and Luke were both on vacation. We spent it at home, playing with friends and occasionally trying (yet again) to teach the puppies to swim. It was the perfect balance of activity and leisure (which doesn’t explain … Continue reading

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Pizza: If at first you don’t succeed…

We have Tom’s twin brother and his wife and a few good friends coming to dinner this week, so we were discussing menu options. I’d already prepared a double batch of Nutty Parmesan Shortbreads (May 5, 2011 post) dough. Tom … Continue reading

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