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Fun With Furans: Making Flat Bread with Fenugreek

The first reports of a strangely seductive aroma wafting over Manhattan, Queens and nearby New Jersey began in 2005. People smelled maple syrup, which got them fantasizing over pancakes and waffles. No doubt, the local Denny’s did brisk business. But … Continue reading

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Of birches, blisters and backyard bounties

Mother Nature has been less than kind to me this year. She began in stealth one silent snowy night, wreaking havoc on the beautiful river birch in my backyard, breaking two of three trunks and a good chunk of my … Continue reading

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Dinner and Dessert in Doubt

How does one plan dinner for guests who may or may not come? Lest you cast aspersions on my blameless and nameless invitees, this delicious dilemma was entirely of my own making. I fail utterly in making social phone calls … Continue reading

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Rambling England Travelblog

Our rambling tour of England begins with the mysterious stone circles of Avebury and Stonehenge, dating back to the Neolithic age. Continue reading

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