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Cannoli-oli-o

As if we didn’t eat enough desert in Boston… it was totally necessary to take a trip to what Leslie calls the “Tiffany’s of Pastry.”   In Boston, small white boxes with bright blue writing and thin, matching blue braided … Continue reading

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Comfort cookies

From Selinsgrove, it was a 10 hour drive through the rain to Boston but very worth it. I bonded with Leslie over all of the most important things in life: eating brownies from the baking tray, squeezing raw cookie dough … Continue reading

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Back in the U.S.A. and still “here:” Reunion beer and pretzels

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything new.  I flew home and thought of starting a new blog.  After all, now I’m actually home and not just “reporting from here-is-anywhere.”  This weekend, however, I drove up the east coast … Continue reading

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A little twist of favorite English things. Plus, little spirals of bacon.

Bistro Loubet was the grand culmination of my “goodbye London” dinners.  Well, there were only three. But that does justify the plural and Loubet is worthy of the word “culmination.”  The two other dinners, at The Modern Pantry and Acorn, … Continue reading

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More proof that there is no “genetic man stuff.” Gasp.

Never fear, NO ONE here is getting food poisoning from undercooked burgers.  Can you get poisoning from charcoal? I spared everyone the enlarged shot of the burnt burgers.  They are just too tragic.  I am, however, going to feature ‘bad … Continue reading

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Oh yeah, I was in Belgium. Eat the chocolate!

What is it about nice chocolates that make your heart race until you’ve ripped one open? Am I the only one that does this?  I read the card of flavors, inevitably get frustrated because I can’t decide what picture is … Continue reading

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The Real Thing

On Tuesday I went to see one of my favorite plays, The Real Thing.  Then I woke up and went out for my favorite meal, breakfast.  A wonderful 24 hours. And now the defense of that not very cultured or … Continue reading

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