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The Mamaloshen

In 1791 Catherine the Great created the Pale of Settlement. It was the territory within Russia where Jews were permitted to live. It included all of Belarus, Lithuania and Moldova, much of present-day Ukraine, parts of eastern Latvia. And with … Continue reading

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COFFEE & WINE BEEF STEW W/ GARLIC-ROSEMARY DUTCH BABY and SEQUUM MIXT ‘13

Come the colder weather I am always on the hunt for meat-based comfort dishes.  Stew? Sure.  But, I was looking for something different.  And I found and insanely flavorful iteration of stew that surprisingly lacks the common veggie component.  To … Continue reading

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Beating Back the Devil

I had to blink.  It’s been a few years since I was in a saloon that “spoke to me.”  Let me make this clear… I was a visitor.  And I know the difference in being “part of a place” and … Continue reading

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JIMMIES PARKING LOT, a short addendum to my previous post

I missed an important detail of the “Jimmies Experience.” It has taken a couple of beastly hot and humid days here in Woodbury to fully restore my image of Jimmies, and more specifically, of the parking lot.  After a summer … Continue reading

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