Author Archives: Caroline

Thanksgiving: Cooking Live Crab with Fennel and Celery Salad

We had planned to visit Captain Barry’s Fresh to pick up some crab on Thanksgiving morning as a project and tasty dinner, but also to have a bit of Thanksgiving fare with the crew; there had been an accident the night before and while Thanksgiving was cancelled, we hope all will be well soon. They [...]

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A Whole Roasted Trout Recipe

  A few weeks ago, Peter served up a delicious, and, to my shock, farmed whole trout. He stuffed it with prosciutto and vegetables, preceded it with a baby beet salad with seasoned ricotta, and a great meal was had by all. This afternoon I braved the Thanksgiving crowds and visited Bi-Rite to get myself [...]

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Thanksgiving Floral Arrangement

Stopped by Bi-Rite Market and selected a few stems to make a tall bouquet for the mantle. I already had the rocks and vase, so this more than 30 inch high arrangement cost $18, and I suspect it will last at least a week.    

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A Muse: Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem

I’m in love with this cookbook. Jerusalem – Ottolenghi’s latest is super sensory pleasing. Since I’m off nightshades and grains–probably permanently, middle eastern cuisine has been a great fit. Clearly, this change in my diet is why you’re off a lot of my recipes–there’s been a marked lull in my post frequency, and it’s because [...]

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Shrimp Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Tomato-Red Pepper Sauce

A new favorite, this can be prepared ahead and cooked on a weeknight, it’s healthy and chock-full of vegetables and lean protein. I clearly was lazy in peeling my peppers, but we didn’t mind a bit of charred skin here and there. Shrimp Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Tomato-Red Pepper Sauce Recipe Serves two for main [...]

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