Monthly Archives: August 2011

Stuffed zucchini in the OLD oven

Yes, you read that right: we’re getting a new stove! The old one had an extra-hot (15,000 BTU) burner and a simmer burner, along with two regular burners. (I don’t need to explain that this is a gas stove, do … Continue reading

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Summer bash: peach-prosciutto crostini

Every summer, usually in July, we have an all-day party with friends from Tom’s high school years. I make the appetizers and the main course, and everyone else brings salads, dessert, and drinks. We refer to this as our Summer … Continue reading

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Summer’s finest: corn-tomato salsa omelet

Let’s begin with a cliché today: every cloud has a silver lining. This summer has been unusually hot and sticky. Although we’ve had a lot of fun, we have had bouts of crankiness. We place the blame squarely on the … Continue reading

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Salmon with wasabi cream

Tom and I lived in the Washington DC area for over a decade, so you think we’d be used to hot, humid summers. It’s only 83 degrees, normally an ideal summer temperature, but the air is saturated and there’s not … Continue reading

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