Category Archives: Food

Bagel Bound

Bagels Who doesn’t love a good bagel. Whether laced with cream cheese, topped with smoked salmon or just toasted with butter, a bagel always seems to hit the spot. By most accounts, bagels originated in the Jewish communities of Poland, … Continue reading

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Smile and Say “Cheese..Cake!

Well before I started cooking professionally, one of the first things I learned to make was, The Cheesecake. Growing up, a highlight of mine was a visit to our cities most popular delicatessen, Shapiro’s Deli.  Among many things, they were … Continue reading

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Quarantine Cuisine – Do’nut Pass Me By! (part 1)

The Donut or doughnut, however you choose to spell it, is perhaps my favorite food group, just behind bacon.  The one handed, treat of the Gods (not confirmed) has been around, in the US, since the early 1800’s.  Today, you’ll … Continue reading

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Quarantine Cuisine – Pintxos

Road to plate stays in Spain, in this addition, with a visit to its northern Basque regional towns of Bilbao and Donostia-San Sebastian.  I’ll get to the food but a brief explanation as to why I made the flight from … Continue reading

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