Author Archives: teresadillard

when dough meets grill

So early yesterday morning it suddenly became quite clear to me – I needed grilled pizza!   Once I’d made up my mind I quickly mixed up a simple dough for the crust.  I was quite excited because I always make … Continue reading

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an american in japan

This is a guest post from my first foreign correspondent, my son, Ty.  Ty has been studying in Japan for the past 7 months.  At 16, he is already a very accomplished cook!  His hash browns are to die for, … Continue reading

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i have learned through fat & thin…

Not only do I hoard buttons, I hoard wee dishes and little bowls.   So these are like 2o of my 100+ little bowls and dishes- God help me, but I almost bought 4 more today. I mean they were … Continue reading

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sole of the border

So, I am still all over that Dover Sole!  I was at the Whole Foods the other day and bought some more.  I am on a Dover Sole binge! The other day I tossed some sole into a bowl with … Continue reading

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sectioning a grapefruit

Here’s a little tutorial for you all.  Take your time and have fun!

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sometimes i think i’m the luckiest girl in all the world!

So, This morning I dropped off some vintage aprons to my friend Amy and she had a surprise for me!  She said she had some old “sewing things, some lace and some buttons.”   And, then she gave me this big … Continue reading

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getting ready for oscar. a cocktail is not a cocktail if it has cream in it. a cocktail with cream in it is a milkshake.

You know, I’ve been reading a lot about all these fancy cocktails they’ve been busy inventing for the Oscar parties this year and frankly who wants to drink something named after some one who sawed his arm off with a … Continue reading

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