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All I want for Christmas is…….

On December 19, 2016 |
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All I want for Christmas

OK. I’ll admit it, I am not very fond of the modern Christmas. I simply can’t get into the spirit of Santa, Rudolf, dinky elves, even the whole story of […]




Viennese Delights

On September 12, 2016 |
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Viennese Delights

A couple of weeks ago I had the great pleasure of revisiting Vienna. I had been there often in the 1970’s when I was playing in a piano trio in […]




In honor of Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony: Cranachan

On August 5, 2016 |
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Cranachan

“…as a nod to the Mendelssohn “Scottish” Symphony, which is part of the August 7 concert repertoire, he is pleased to share a Scottish recipe that is one of his […]




Kay Baumhefner’s Persimmon Pudding

On January 14, 2016 |
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Persimmon Pudding

Don and Kay Baumhefner are among our very best friends. He is a wine maker and she is a chef, one time restaurateur and writer. They live in Petaluma in […]




Bakewell Pudding

On December 22, 2015 |
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Bakewell Pudding

One of the things that I treasure is a manuscript recipe book which was begun in 1851 by Miss Louisa Jane Harrison (1829-1902) of Hundow near Kendal in Westmorland UK. […]




Dominique Labelle’s Pouding Chomeur

On October 27, 2015 |
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Pudding Chomeur

Courtesy of Dominique Labelle: “Pouding Chomeur” is a typical French Canadian dessert. It is VERY sweet and has almost no fat and no eggs, which is why it is called […]