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Le Coupe Gives Baked Goods A Professional Edge
Perfectly square brownies and bar cookies evade me. I try really hard, but I just tend to cut things askew. Squares are a bit more rectangular, and not every piece comes out the same size. Sometimes I feel the more I focus on cutting things perfectly, the m...

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Grilled BBQ Shrimp Lettuce Boats
I cannot fathom that it is already the end of July. Summer is whizzing by. They always talk about how kids these days are overscheduled; I think the same goes for adults. Community and work commitments have kept me zooming here, there, and everywhere - ever...

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A New Season at Mill Street Bar + Table
Last month Renato and I went to a special event at Mill Street Bar + Table in Greenwich, CT. This is one of our favorite spots and we were excited to see what they have going on. We met the new executive chef, tasted new menu items, and learned about new re...

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Cultural Alliance Presents "Food Is Art"
On Sunday, June 3rd, "Food is Art: Nurturing the Creative Soul," will mark an inaugural year of Pairings for the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut . The event presents a festive 5-course meal paired with music selected by the chef and served up in a ...

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Bacon + Leek Chickpea Pasta
Leeks and bacon are a perfect match. Add some pasta to the mix, and you have a salty, savory, slightly sweet crave-worthy dinner on your hands. Monday night dinners = keep it simple. Who am I kidding, that's pretty much every night at our house. But I must ...
Bacon + Leek Chickpea Pasta
Bacon + Leek Chickpea Pasta
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Creamy Mojo Criollo
This recipe is a deliciously creamy twist on a traditional Cuban garlic sauce known as mojo criollo. For a traditional mojo criollo there are a few basic ingredients you can always count on: sour orange juice, fresh garlic, and salt. Optional herbs and spic...
Creamy Mojo Criollo
Creamy Mojo Criollo
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April 2018 Hot Spots + Special Events
Hints of Spring weather are slowly getting me out of winter hibernation mode. This month is ushering in so many fun food events. It seemed like the perfect time to give you a look at what's new and what you don't want to miss. OKO Opening In Westport Chef B...

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Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal
According to the calendar, it is officially Spring, but I don’t think anyone has mentioned it to Mother Nature. And I know it's supposed to get up into the 70s on Saturday, but I'll believe it when I feel it. The chilly mornings, complete with a few snow fl...
Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal
Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal
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Grain-Free Southwest Steak Burrito Bowl
Think of this meal as a deconstructed steak burrito. It’s got the steak, beans, corn and fresh salsa you’d expect, but it’s all placed on top of riced cauliflower instead of being wrapped in a flour tortilla with lots of rice. It’s healthy, lower carb, and ...

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Homemade Pickles Are A Breeze with HomeBrew
I first started making my own refrigerator pickles a couple of years ago thanks to a bountiful cucumber crop from my garden. Refrigerator pickles are what I consider, in the best possible way, "slacker" pickles. Compared to traditional methods of pickling, ...
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