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Roast Beef with all the Trimmings

Ok, we did end up getting a ridiculously large roast. On the other hand, it cooked up beautifully.  I followed the process described for Classic Prime Rib, but rubbed the outside with the spices...

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Bluefish with Mustard Sauce

I was thrilled today when I got the email from our CSF to say that today’s share was Bluefish. Bluefish is a favorite with our family although it may not be familiar to a...

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What do you do with Zucchini?

We’ve been having a lot of fun with the Wilson’s CSA. This week we got a bunch of zucchini and summer squash along with an eggplant. Well obviously the first thing that comes to...

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What’s the French for Encore?

One of the events in Boston every summer is the Bastille Day party at the French Library. We’d always heard that it was great fun. They close off part of Marlborough street and have...

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Pioppi

There was an interesting article on NPR this morning about how diets are changing in Italy. They visited Pioppi, where Ancel Keys first came up with the idea of the Mediterranean diet. Today the...

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Tukboki

Tonight we went to our favorite Japanese restaurant. I felt like trying something new, so I looked down the menu and ordered a Korean dish named Tukboki. After the waitress had left, the owner...

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Gumbo Z’Herbes

We’ve started getting a share from Wilson’s new CSA this summer. Last week we ended up with a lot of greens. Between the bunches of kale and chard, the leafy tops of the beets,...

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Grilled Monkfish

We got our last delivery of the spring CSF today – monkfish. Monkfish is kind of nice. It comes with the head already taken off (you really don’t want to see the head), and...

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Braised Beef Shanks with Root Vegetables

The February issue of Better Homes & Gardens came, and it included several great looking recipes for cooking meat on the bone. It included this recipe for Beef Shanks with Mushrooms and Olives. It...