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spring preview

spring preview

i don't care if it snows next week, i'm calling it: spring is here. it's been unusually warm since the end of february, and i don't consider that a fluke. ...
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a random bite of cheddar

yesterday afternoon: gray skies. yesterday afternoon snack: yellow cheese. sharp, sharp cheddar, aged, distinct.fancy enough to crumble and nibble ...
at the stove with fried zuchini blossoms, salt and sauce

fried, ricotta-filled zucchini blossoms

If you're lucky enough to get your hands on squash blossoms, here's how to prep them and enjoy them--and you should enjoy them every chance you get this summer....
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a random bite of bambi presszo

At a small spot in Budapest, on the Buda side and in a cafe that hasn't changed since it opened in the 60s in occupation times, this is what the cool kids o...
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arugula, celery and chevre salad

there's a grocer downstairs in the st. lawrence market, harbour organics, that sells wild arugula for $9.99/lb. which i cringe at all the time, even knowin...
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i love you, burrata

(and le chateaubriand's bitter lettuce and burrata salad) please excuse the extremely grainy picture, but i took this with my iphone, by almost nothin...