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Cooking our way through Gourmet 1972 – January with poulet boivin, silent women, and the new Cadillac

The covers of these issues usually display a photo of scenery from a stunning locale.  A feature article will explore the culinary practices of the region, often in Europe but sometimes elsewhere.  January’s issue explores the island of Corfu in Yugoslavia. … Continue reading

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Finding me

I think it started last month with the book. It was a Saturday, and I had just laid my daughter down for her nap. My son was entertaining himself, and I had a little time on my hands. The house … Continue reading

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Before I die, I shall eat a durian

A while back I was speaking with a colleague who had lived in a number of exotic locales, most recently Singapore.  We somehow arrived at the subject of the exotic durian fruit, which I had just read about.  “God, I … Continue reading

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Cooking Our Way Through Gourmet, 1972: February!

Talk about running late!  My intention was to run this blog a few days ago, in honor of…well, in honor of my birthday.  But on that day I was quite busy stuffing my face with cupcakes and I ran out … Continue reading

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Cooking our way through Gourmet, 1972: Mushroom Risotto

A while back,  I blogged about 1972.  Such a good year. 1972 brought us Exile on Main Street… …and Cabaret… …and me. Many interesting things going on in 1972. __________________________________________________________________ In my 1972 post I mentioned Gourmet Magazine.  Such a good magazine that … Continue reading

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The Christmas Yeild

To date, my holiday season started out grumpy, veered slightly to overwhelmed, and took an abrupt turn to sad yet grateful, with a sharp reminder about things that are important. In the midst of all this, I managed to accomplish … Continue reading

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1972, it was a very good year

On a classic film forum I used to frequent, members were once challenged to describe the years surrounding their birth using cultural and historical events.  I responded in this way: I was born in the year of the Watergate break-in … Continue reading

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