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Chicken Saltimbocca with Jambon de Bayonne

Chicken Saltimbocca with Jambon de Bayonne

This glorious dish is a cultural mash-up if we’ve ever cooked one. In our quest to find infinite numbers of ways to cook boneless skinless chicken breasts we came across this recipe.  It is a chicken cutlet that looks for all the world like any…

Easter is upon us…and these Coconut Cakes are a great way to celebrate

Easter is upon us…and these Coconut Cakes are a great way to celebrate

Hope springs eternal that April will usher in warmer weather in the Northeast. And it’s about time! This winter was a beast. Now Easter is upon us and what a great time to make one of two tried and true Coconut desserts that Andrew decked…

Think there’s no appetite for Cruise Travel?  Think Again!

Think there’s no appetite for Cruise Travel? Think Again!

My latest article for CruisingJournal.com has just been published. If you have any doubts about pent-up demand for travel, you’ll be very surprised when you read this… Click on this link for the surprise of your life… https://www.cruisingjournal.com/en/cruise-topics/cruise-events/silversea-cruises-success-for-the-world-cruise-2023  

Martha Stewart’s Smoked-Salmon Flatbread with Pickled Beets

Martha Stewart’s Smoked-Salmon Flatbread with Pickled Beets

I am a sucker for anything that looks remotely like Pizza. This particular recipe ticks a lot of boxes.  It puts together at least three New York favorites. Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese and, according to its creator, was inspired by the bagel. The Cream…

Let’s Circle the Globe with Silversea! Come along for a preview of its 2023 World Cruise

Let’s Circle the Globe with Silversea! Come along for a preview of its 2023 World Cruise

Silversea is set to sail on the most unique itinerary in World Cruise History I had the distinct pleasure of sailing on Silver Shadow 3 years ago. Now the ship has been chosen to bring back Silversea’s World Cruise Program for 2023. Since I sailed…

Out of Africa:  Barbecue Pork Belly with Apple Sauce

Out of Africa:  Barbecue Pork Belly with Apple Sauce

“Out of an African Kitchen: Recipes and Stories” I was sent this remarkable book. Its sender described it as ‘a quirky anthology of recipes, reminiscences, anecdotes, and stories from a bush kitchen set high up on the edge of the Great Rift valley overlooking Kenya’s…


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