Vegetarian Bacon!

This week for “Top Chef” night, we didn’t even bother watching the show. This season has been “Top Chef Masters,” and we have decided that it has been too boring for us to sit through another episode. I wonder if we will have to change names if we no longer are watching the show. We […]

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Had Easter dinner with the family today.  Not a lot of comments to submit, but had to mention A few things. First, my Tsoureki was really great this year.  I let it rise longer than usual.  I’m reaching a point of making my own recipe. Hmm The wines with dinner were from Sandhill Crane Vineyards […]

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Chocolate Night … of Bliss

It’s Thursday, 23:11, and M and Richard just had to leave.  Dinner tonight was outstanding.  The theme was chocolate, and it was a big week for both M and Richard, so I felt it was time to go over the top. First, the wine. We featured 3 wines, and added a fourth.  The 2009 Pinot […]

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Dumplings Come Home

Another after-the-fact post. Ah well… the pictures will have to suffice for much of the information. Last week I jokingly suggested the theme for this week would be dumplings. Fortunately, I’m the only one who took it seriously. Mitch and Eileen brought savory eclair-style cream puffs with smoked salmon mousse. I have to admit that […]

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Better Late Than Never?

Ah … I’m so so so late in doing some updates.  I’m writing this on May 1, but it actually reflects the first Top Chef back from Austria on April 7.  Some names of dishes and descriptions are lost to memory.  But photos exist (mostly).  Deal with it. For TC tonight, we didn’t really have […]

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The Sequelae are Evident

Just watched TC with Mitch, Eileen, Richard, and Joe.  Michael had to leave early. Unfortunately I am entirely exhausted at the moment and can’t begin to respond, as I think the trip is catching up with me.  However, I have pictures 0f tonight’s meal to post at another time, and post them I will. Of […]

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