Monthly Archives: November 2010

Quick Bites v.1

There is one day of work left standing between me and 1) a traditional Thanksgiving feast, 2) a few hands of blackjack, 3) a hot stone massage and 4) a professional football game with tailgating that may or may not involve bacon jam (which may require a post of its own).

But before then, a quick review of food-worthy occasions of the week: Continue reading

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FTG

In 1994, my husband returned to the suburbs of Boston (i.e. collegiate stomping grounds) and was working as Marketing Analyst for a manufacturer of food service equipment. As the holidays approached, he received his first professional bonus. Paid in poultry. … Continue reading

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Not everything involves forks

Here at With Fork in Hand, sometimes meals come up that require alternate types of flatware. In this case, you may want a spoon. Now, we’re not changing the blog name, and I believe that our audience can handle switching implements on the fly. So with that in mind, I present my Easy Vegetable Soup.

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It’s OK to be a little tarty.

Much like high heels or red lipstick, rich chocolate desserts are not for every day. But for the times you wish to impress with something decadent, the butter, cream and chocolate in these tartlettes do make a statement. I start … Continue reading

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

When you stumble upon the first snowfall of the season at 3 am in your pajamas and bare feet and you can’t retreat to grab your shoes because your dogs are already halfway down the steps in anxious pursuit of … Continue reading

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My Love Affair with Jamie Oliver…

…began many years ago. Back when I still spent Saturday mornings watching PBS and he was a sous chef at London’s River Café. It started before he was The Naked Chef, before his Food Revolution & before his TED Prize. … Continue reading

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