Monthly Archives: January 2016

Houston: a little less Willie Nelson, a little more Doctor John

Dr. John, “If I don’t do it, you know somebody else will.” To watch the video below while you read, click on the post title. Wearing in a new groove is difficult. So far we have driven from the airport … Continue reading

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Oh, Jerusalem: Beet, leek, and walnut salad, Chicken with clementines

You may have heard Ben Lee’s “Gamble Everything for Love” playing over the final credits after a recent “Blacklist” episode. Click on the post title to watch the video while reading.   I haven’t left the country often: day trips … Continue reading

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Best of Show: Creamy Chicken Chili

Everyone else makes up end-of-year lists, so here are mine. Favorites of the year: Musical group: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, thanks Ginny and Andrew. Check out their “Howling at Nothing” video too…impossibly cool. If you receive the posts … Continue reading

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Six degrees of Julia: Zucchini rice casserole

The theory that any two people on earth can be connected within six steps works in the restaurant world as well as in show biz. Using this equation, I’m connected to Julia Child by two degrees of separation. My old bosses, … Continue reading

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