Category Archives: Recipes

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 – 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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