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  • At the Boston Seafood Show

    It was a bright, beautiful day as my plane touched down at Boston's Logan International Airport. Landing at Logan was a bit like landing on a ...

  • Slow beats fast - sometimes

    On Oct. 23, 2008, Sam Levin, a high school student from Massachusetts, spoke the following words: "We will be the generation that reunites ...

  • Irish Inspired

    The venerable Irish newspaper, The Irish Times, has for the past several weeks been selling gift hampers through its website. One is called, St. ...

  • Food for everyday

    I was watching Bal Arneson on a television program called "City Cooks" (that's City TV by the way). When asked by the host if her recipes were ...

  • Sensational salt fish

    Zita Cobb of Fogo Island brought me some salted cod from the island the other day. On more than one occasion Zita and I have discussed our mutual ...

  • Game and game delights

    I love game but I'm not a hunter. Just the thought of me pointing a gun at a rabbit, moose or any animal and pulling the trigger upsets me. ...

  • Sampling Soy

    Here's something I bet you didn't know about soybeans. The inventor of the Model T, Henry Ford, was a huge promoter of soy way back in the 1920s ...

  • See Red

    In the Hindi language it's known as degi mirch; in Turkish, pul biber. The Greeks call it piperia, while in Mandarin it's called tian jiao and in ...

  • 'Food that Really Schmecks'

    I own over 300 cookbooks. I've been collecting them for about 30 years. The majority are American, but I also have Canadian food and cookery ...

  • Fondue Fever

    Stabbing bits of meat onto the end of a long fork and sticking them in a pot of scalding oil while five or six other people do the same thing - ...