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Food

Introducing f’mores

A Gallic twist on an American staple

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Swimming with the snakes

My father and mother adored what became known as ‘Anna’s eels’

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The assorted joys of nasturtiums

By the middle of June, nasturtiums are finished here in central California. But there are many places where they are just beginning to bloom

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Food

Table talk

Unknowingly, my parents were playing a part in a rapidly disappearing American scene: families conversing civilly around a table

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Food

Be my Valentine

A French Valentine classic

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Food

Making a raclette

One thing we all agreed on was cheese, cheese, cheese and more cheese — calories be damned

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Food

Talking turkey with William F. Buckley Jr. on Quemoy

Chopstick diplomacy would not be enough now

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Food

I ate Audrey Hepburn’s kidneys

I had contemplated knocking on my famous neighbor’s front door and asking if she had any suggestions for cooking veal kidneys

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Food

Mums the word

Chrysanthemums signal the beginning of fall and the harvest

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Home

I’m back for the Almanac

Benjamin Franklin’s masterpiece goes on forever

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Books

What Richard Scarry did all day

Dick loved a friendly contest with the woke and PC crowd of yore

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Food

Lessons from a lobsterman

‘He’s a guy’s guy’, my father would say of Willard. Less known was that Willard was also a lobster gal’s guy

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Place

Memo from Montecito

Trading places with Meghan and Harry

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Style

Basket case

My tangled web of basket weavers

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Food

The chowder crowd

A New England classic

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