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I have noticed, lately, a real crossover from the blog world to my real world, especially on the plate. The last two big-time food posts here at Simmer were designed for Summer Fest, brainchild of Margaret Roach, from A Way to Garden and The Sister Project. I loved having a directive: one week tree fruit, [...]

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Last week I was lucky enough to spend an afternoon with the delightful Jane, aka Modernemama, from the blog Beach House.  Jane hung out with me in Lawrence for hours, but as neither of us love being in front of the camera, there’s just a few self-shot pics of us together. She did manage to [...]

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Small Bites: Friends

On our way home from the airport Saturday night, Greg and I stopped for a late dinner out, somewhere with dim lighting and salty breadboards. Flush with being sprung from Vegas, it took just one glass of Chianti and some paper-thin prosciutto to relax, and the place was hopping.  I spotted some friends a few [...]

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The Secret Life of Oven Mitty

Today, we bid farewell to an old friend. It pains me to say so, but it’s time. Yes. Oven Mitty has pulled out his last banana bread. I know. It’s not easy for me either, buddy. We’ve worked in the trenches together for so long.  How long? Let’s take a look. Good times, and not [...]

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Yo Philly!

Two dear Lawrence friends recently moved to Philadelphia – which means I can now add Joel and Jocelyn to the mental loop of “Philly stuff” in my head. That particular slideshow includes the obvious – the Liberty Bell, cheese steaks, Rocky chasing a chicken – and more obscure bits, like how I first heard the [...]

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