Category Archives: Appetizer

A Small Taste of Paris

One of the things I really enjoy about┬ámy trips to Paris is the food – and when I manage to get there in the springtime I take advantage of almost every opportunity to eat the avocados that feature so prominently … Continue reading

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Edamame Hummus (aka rescuing an otherwise rotten afternoon)

Some days wear me down more than others. On those days (like today) I try to find something to reenergize myself before others have to deal with me. On particularly tough days (like today), I turn to a never-fail combination: … Continue reading

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Gorgonzola Stuffed Dates with Spiced Honey

I’ve been noticing figs and dates stuffed with cheese (usually goat or blue-cheese) on a lot of restaurant menus lately. Sometimes it’s combined with bacon or pancetta, and usually topped with reduced balsamic or honey. Recently, I was shopping at … Continue reading

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