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Lunch at Lakeshore Eatery

Some of the best restaurants are found in strip malls.  There are some fine examples of that right here in Lake County.  One of our family’s favorites is Lakeshore Eatery in Mentor.  It doesn’t look like much from the outside but … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Feast for Thanksgiving

What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets.  I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?  ~Erma Bombeck, “No One Diets on Thanksgiving,” 26 November 1981 … Continue reading

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The Hostess and Host of Tomorrow

Raise your hand if this was your first cookbook: This edition was published in 1963.   I don’t know what year my mother gave it to me but I was seven years old then so probably that year or shortly after. I don’t … Continue reading

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Touring the West Side Market

Maybe you’ve seen it featured on the Food Network, who have proclaimed it the Best Food Lovers Market.  Just about anybody who is anybody makes a stop there when they visit Cleveland.    Of course local chefs, including Michael Symon, love … Continue reading

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Winter Squash Soup

Winter squash 1. Noun. Any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall. I welcome the arrival of winter squash season – no more pesky zucchinis … Continue reading

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A Market in the Country

Last Saturday we spent a pleasant few hours at the grand opening of a new market managed by a friend of ours.  It’s a lovely market in a beautiful setting,  located on a ridge on Route 84 between Perry and Madison, Ohio, not too far south of  Lake Erie.   There … Continue reading

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Can you …. Can?

  It started with the grapes.  The beautiful, luscious Concord grapes that show up at local farmstands in late summer, early autumn.  So tempting, so delicious, so hard to eat them all before they start to go bad! One of … Continue reading

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Mexican Coke and Jamaican Cole Slaw

We went to a barbecue Sunday night with Dana’s Green Group from Lakeland Community College.  The usual carry-in party deal.  Everybody contributed to the feast.  Our contributions were Mexican Coke and Jamaican Cole Slaw. Mexican Coca Cola has acquired somewhat … Continue reading

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There’s a new market in town!

Lakeland Local Market Update 06/01/2012 – This market is no longer operating You can find this new market in the front parking lot of Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, Ohio  (7700 Clock Tower Drive, Kirtland, Ohio, 44094).  The market is … Continue reading

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Brunch at the Eatery

The joys of Saturday brunch!  After a nice morning at the Farmers’ Market, we stopped at our favorite home-cookin’ place. Relaxing atmosphere, good food, friendly people. Did I say good food?  I should have said, Delicious food! Wish you could have joined … Continue reading

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