Month: October 2007

Back from Mexico …


October 21, 2007 Back from maravilloso Mexico, and it was indeed a very lovely trip. We were in several places: Guadalajara, where we ate posole (made of tomatillo and fresh corn) at our friend Lourdes’ home. WE stayed at the lovely quinta Real hotel and lacked for nothing! We were escorted to Tequila to visit […]

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Interview with Linda Bladholm


October 8th Saturday I was interviewed at the Gourmet Diner, (if you’ve never been, do yourself a favor and GO! SOON! More on the diner in another blog) located in North Miami by Linda Bladholm. Linda is a una bella intervistatrice! a food maven, author or several cook books on Asian, Indian and Caribbean food, […]

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Colors of the Fall Soup


October 7th Colors of the Fall SoupHere it is plain and simple: Water, preferably wet and if you live in Florida, filteredSalt and pepper (may be hot!)Garlic clovesOnionsScallionsLeeksTurnipsSweet potatoPotatoPumpkinZucchiniFresh plum tomatoes or a can of Hunt’sOne orange cauliflowerOne regular cauliflowerOne broccolo (green cauliflower)A generous dash of Extra Virgin Olive OilCarrots, if desiredCelery, if desiredYellow squash, […]

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When it comes to clams, the smaller the better …


October 5, 2007 Unless you’re making chowder, I’d say the smaller the better for any dish calling for clams. In Italy we used vongoli veraci about as big as a thumb, and they have little horns, so maybe they were cuckolds! but whatever they were, they were scrumptious and alive—discard any clam that’s partially open […]

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Happy Birthday, Felipe!


October 3rd Just got back recently from our terrific European cruise and had over 200 e-mails to wade through. On Sept. 22nd I was in Delray Beach for a meeting of the interns for the Palm Beach Poetry Festival to be held in Delray Beach, January 21-26, 2008. Mark it on your calendar I will […]

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