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CAESAR SALAD

Back when I owned a bakery-restaurant, one of our most popular salads was a classic Caesar.  You know, that heavenly dressing that was the only way you’d eat anchovies.  Crisp, cool romaine lettuce.  Parmesan cheese.  And our dramatic croutons. The … Continue reading

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LOST SHOES RISOTTO

I need risotto tonight.  I just do.  As a flank steak instantly reminds me of Paris, risotto takes me straight back to Bologna and southern France. When I stayed with the daughter and her dancemates in Florence last summer, it … Continue reading

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FIRST NIGHT IN FLORENCE SPAGHETTI

Is Wednesday still called “hump day?”  Well, whether your work week is a straight Monday through Friday shot, or a variation thereon, chances are it has a middle that you need to get past in order to get to the … Continue reading

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