Tag Archives: Food

Morning Coffee

People are very particular about their morning coffee. It has to be just right or they start the day on the wrong foot. I take mine strong and black and I have at least four cups. I prefer Nespresso (Ristretto or Roma) or … Continue reading

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Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse

For the grand finale of Family Time, we celebrated my mother’s birthday with some Jewish soul food at Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse on the lower east side of Manhattan. My mother grew up eating the kind of food they serve at Sammy’s, and it’s … Continue reading

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Dinner Parties

Planning a dinner party menu is like trying to solve one of those annoying SAT problems. Maybe you can help. We have eight guests coming for dinner. One guest has high blood pressure and a cholesterol problem. A second guest … Continue reading

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About a week after posting about my favorite ice cream, I received a delivery of incredibly good ice cream from a reader who felt that a mere comment would not adequately express the emotion he felt for his local creamery. It was a … Continue reading

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Cookout Country Playlist

There is no better soundtrack for your summer cookout or barbeque than some great country music. Combine these great tunes with our July 4th Barbeque Recipes and have a good ole time this weekend. Here are some of my favorites, including some classics: … Continue reading

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