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Squash Blossoms

I used to work with a guy that grew up in Italy. Like me, he loved to cook. I asked him one day — “Alessandro, what’s your favorite thing to make?”, thinking I’d get a pasta dish or a great pizza recipe. “They’re really hard to find, but when I can get them…squash blossoms. No question” As … Continue reading »

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Showin’ Off Your Mussels

Mussels are a special occasion food — the best I’ve ever had was at the Auberge du Soleil hotel bar in Napa, California. The Auberge bar is perched on a hill, overlooking the entire valley. The cocktails were great, the mussels were spectacular. Sure, a big part of the experience was the view and the … Continue reading »

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