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Cold Smoked Salmon

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When I go to the grocery store to buy smoked or cured salmon I always wonder why it is so damned expensive. I can buy a fresh fillet of salmon here in Sweden for about $7.00 a pound but smoked or … Continue reading

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Skagenröra “Stir of Skagen”

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A Taste of Spring and Summer Is it spring yet?  Will we ever see summer?  That’s what everyone in Hampton Roads is asking.  The temperature finally reached the 70s today.  Alas, it’s just a teaser.  The 5 day forecast says … Continue reading

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Wine Marinated Chicken Livers with Pistachios

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April in Paris It’s been a long, cold, snowy, rainy winter.  Spring is taking way too long to get here.  Everyone wants to get away.  How about April in Paris?  (On my bucket list.)  I know.  I know.  April weather … Continue reading

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Calamari Salad

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“They’re Calamari” Go to any Italian restaurant in the States and on the appetizer menu you’ll see fried calamari.  Today, even sushi bars offer tempura style calamari.  They’re irresistible.  Sort of like that commercial “bet you can’t eat just one”. … Continue reading

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Grilled Piri-Piri Shrimp

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 The Heat is On! Boston, Cambridge, Portugal, Azores, Spain. . . Besides being places where I’ve lived and visited one of the things that ties them all together is my memory of piri piri shrimp – those ocean sweet shrimp, marinated … Continue reading

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