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Pimento Cheese

In March, my husband and I spent two days in Charleston, South Carolina. We explored the streets of the Charleston Historic District where we admired the architecture, chatted with the friendly locals, and indulged in traditional Southern food and drink. The second night of our visit we dined… Read More

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Shaved Vegetable Salad

My husband and I recently spent the weekend in Brooklyn. We enjoyed a memorable evening at Maison Premiere, an oyster house and cocktail bar specializing in Absinthe reminiscent of establishments in New Orleans and Paris. The oyster list is extensive and changes frequently due to market… Read More

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Goat Cheese in Olive Oil

Preserving goat cheese in extra-virgin olive oil with peppercorns, thyme, and lemon zest enhances the flavor. The combination of herbs, spices, and aromatics can be varied according to taste and availability; you can substitute oregano for the thyme or orange zest for the lemon zest.… Read More

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Publican Quality Meats

One of my favorite specialty shops in Chicago is Paul Kahan’s Publican Quality Meats. A butcher shop specializing in hand-crafted charcuterie and locally sourced meats, Publican Quality Meats also offers a selection of artisanal cheeses and breads. During the day, Publican Quality Meats serves soups,… Read More