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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Zucchini Carpaccio

Ever wonder what to do with zucchini that is a little bit different from your usual preparations? Well, here is a recipe for zucchini carpaccio that is refreshing, delicious and makes great use of zucchini. Zucchini Carpaccio (serves 4) 4 small zucchini or about 1lb 4 tbsp good quality olive oil 2 tbsp lemon juice... read more →

Carpaccio at Home

Carpaccio is simply raw meat prepared in a particular way. For many, the idea of ingesting raw meat is unpalatable, especially in a state where barbecue reigns supreme. Carpaccio however, has evolved to mean more the style of preparation rather than the original raw beef dish. Carpaccio was first served in 1950 in Harry’s Bar... read more →

Fall is Short Ribs Season

Not to toot my own horn but I think that dinner invitations to my feasts ought to be the hottest ticket in town! HA! How pretentious does that sound? I only wish that my self-confidence matched my ego! Nonetheless, last night we had hubby’s cousin and her son over for dinner. And, it’s fall. Fall... read more →