Monthly Archives: May 2012

Some Pig!

WWJD: I am about to roast a pork loin in a garlic sour orange sauce marinaded overnight.  My concern is that is will be dry when it is done.  Is there any way to make a pork loin tender?  I’m … Continue reading

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“I think your Moses shall have been a fool!”

Well, I must say that it was easier for Moses to lead the children of Israel out of Egypt than it was for my friend and I to find an open restaurant when we wanted to eat. After leaving Frankie’s, … Continue reading

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A Spoonful of Vegas

Anyone who knows me is well aware of my disdain for The Vegas, a city which I consider, with Miami, to be at the nadir of American culture.  I have always found it to be hot, noisy, crowded, dusty, and … Continue reading

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It’s okay, Burke, it’s organic…

Dear WWJD Writer: My husband recently subscribed to an organic fruit and vegetable delivery service. We received our first box of organic yummies: 1 pint strawberries (they’re gone) broccoli, 3 turnips, 3 stalks of rhubarb, 3 gala apples, 2 oranges, … Continue reading

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Harry…She’s dead…wrapped in plastic…

I must have had a low blood sugar moment this evening, or something, but I needed a Twin Peaks injection.  Of course, it brought forth the   question: what exactly did happen  last year in Blodget’s barn? Somehow, it all puts me in … Continue reading

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How would you like someone picking your apples?

Another query from my sister: Emile Henry makes a tarte tatin baker that has a top for flipping?  Is it really that difficult to flip over?  Have you ever had a bad experience with flipping a tarte tatin? As far as … Continue reading

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The Mother of All Cocktails

The Sazerac may well be the world’s oldest cocktail.  Created in New Orleans, where it is now the city’s official cocktail, it was originally made with Sazerac Brandy and Absinthe, plus a few shakes of local M. Peychaud’s bitters. When a … Continue reading

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