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It sounded so good on paper.

Temptation relies heavily on its co-conspirator, convenience, particularly when it comes to those high-calorie foods we realize are best kept in the every-once-in-a-while-as-a-treat category. With that thought in mind, I came up with the perfect solution: I can eat just about anything, anytime I want, but I’ve got to make it […]


Plato tradicional.

Peach and sausage quesadillas from Jonathan Bardzik on Vimeo. I love quesadillas, that authentic Mexican treat that I first enjoyed overlooking Boothbay Harbor in Maine. It was the day before my 21st birthday and Sandy Larsen née Bugbee took me out to dinner. I believe that evening’s special involved crab […]


Vegetables aren’t candy.

You know when parents talk about sneaking vegetables into their kids food? None of us really believe that it works, right? Vegetable strips are not “french fries,” shredded vegetable patties aren’t “burgers,” and raisins may be sweet, but nature’s candy is a bridge too far. Zucchini, however, is a different […]