Monthly Archives: July 2015

An Updated 1970s Cocktail

On a hot day, you can’t go too far wrong with lemon juice, lime juice, mint, and something fizzy. Advertisements

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One hour, 400 Mushroom Sandwiches

A grilled sandwich with cooked mushroom filling may not sound like a must-have lunch, but tradition always rules at the Chautauqua Institution

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Waldorf Salad with a Midwest Twist

My summer base in western New York puts me closer to Cleveland than to the east coast, so I have a new radius for recipes to try. Since Empire apples are already being sold at the farm stand down the … Continue reading

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A soggy dessert recipe from Eleanor Roosevelt

My quest to make another U.S. President-inspired July 4 recipe started out promisingly enough when I found First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s contribution to The All American Cookbook: Favorite Recipes of Famous Persons.

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