Author Archives: Jim

Kalimotxo Braised Short Ribs w/ 2019 Klinker Brick Old Vine Zinfandel

Kalimotxo [KAL-ee-MOH-cho] is a traditional drink from the Basque in Spain.  It is an equal blend of dry red wine and cola, and it was thought to be a great way to camouflage a “rustic” quality red!  That case notwithstanding, the … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding with Golden Spoons

My Uncle Saul died in September of 1982. He had just celebrated his 70th Birthday three days before, and he was laid to rest in a small Woodbury cemetery near the home that Saul and Aunt Meggie had owned on Carthage Rd.  … Continue reading

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Always Remember Whose Grandson You Are

It was just one of those arbitrary feeds I got on Facebook.  But this one stopped me cold. It was an advert for a gift that would be a grandparent type of gift.  A simple key chain, with a “dog … Continue reading

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October Leaves

There was something special about late October and early November Saturday’s for me.  Particularly if Yale was playing at home.  Walking back from the Bowl in the declining light, the air crisp and dried leaves underfoot.  I loved it.  Some … Continue reading

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