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Ancient Rome at Next Restaurant

While once holding this book from Apicius dated 1541, little did I know that a few years later I would be enjoying the recipes from this ancient culture.

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Birthday Weekend

My birthday was this past Friday and we had the most amazing dining experience. But you will have to wait until tomorrow to read about it…

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Sphere Magazine, April/May 1975

If Spring is in the air, then it’s time for asparagus! This issue of vintage Sphere has a beautiful spread of this treasured vegetable.

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Blueberry Tiramisu with Greek Yogurt

Here is a healthier version of luscious Italian tiramisu, using wild blueberries and Greek yogurt enhanced with fresh lemon.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Nordic Twist

There are a million ways to make chocolate chip cookies. This is a slight adaptation of a Christopher Kimball recipe from his latest Milk Street magazine.

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It’s National Licorice Day!

Licorice. People either love it or hate it. If you love it, then you know there is no licorice like Finnish licorice. Have I got treats to show you!

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Hot Cross Buns for Easter Baking

Hot Cross Buns are a traditional bread to make at Easter. Here is a recipe not only for the buns, but for a bread basket to place them in.

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Take a Can of Tomato Soup…

Sometimes I get tired or lazy and grab a can of tomato soup and invent something for dinner.

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