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Dust Off

It’s been awhile is an understatement. Cookbook spines to crack and recipes to share. Better get on it.

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Whoops (There It Is)

Café hopping: buy things along the way, eat them in other establishments. Quietly say whoops and keep reading your paper. This whoops moment: sharing Cadeaux Bakery‘s PB and dark chocolate tart at Finch’s after a sandwich feast.

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Beyond Baguette

In only our first week in Paris we have managed to resist eating a baguette for every meal – hard to do with boulangeries on every street – and sampled fare from Mexico, Brittany, Morocco, and Israel. Tostadas, galettes, tagine … Continue reading

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Michoacán Magic

During the second night of my regional Mexican cooking class we uncovered the state of Michoacán. Enchiladas placeras was a new experience, that required passing the tortillas through salsa first before then passing them through hot oil, and then filling … Continue reading

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Puebla Dinner

First night of my 3 week Mexican cooking course with chef Rossana Ascencio: mole poblano. After 3 hours, 2 salsas, a sopa, and chalupitas (including tortillas pressed from scratch), I thought surely it was a joke that we were also … Continue reading

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Long Weekend

The island always treats us well.

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Late summer bounty

Raided a garden today!

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