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Weekend Catch

While I was home watching the series repeat of Downton Abbey, my husband was reeling in some big fish from the depths of Lake Superior in Upper Michigan.

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Spud Point Crab Company

Bodega Bay California is known as the setting for Alfred Hitchcock’s movie, The Birds, but also the site of the best clam chowder and crab sandwiches.

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Ninety-Five and Counting

My mom turned ninety-five recently and impressed us when she blew out all the candles in one big effort, although the smoke alarm did go off…

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Cooking after the Concert

After recovering from the excitement of the Paul McCartney concert, it was time to start cooking again. Finnish cooking, that is!

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We Loved Him, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!

The Paul McCartney One on One Tour was the highlight of my recent trip to New York City! This post has nothing to do with food, but who cares? It’s Paul!

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New York, New York!

New York has everything possible under the sun to eat. Let’s start with some fun street food, then I’ll tell you about Molly O’Neill’s New York Cookbook.

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Cardamom Spice Cookies

I’ll find any excuse to bake with my favorite cardamom bought in Finland, including these dainty little cookies to have with ice cream this summer.

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Dining in Mississippi

Dining in Mississippi is unlike anywhere else in the country. Come and take a trip with me to the town of Learned and see what the locals eat.

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