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Cod Fritters with Two Aiolis

Cod Fritters with Two Aiolis

It’s time to fry something.  What’s a sunny summer afternoon without standing around indoors over a vat of boiling oil?  Wasted, I say! So let’s get on with the frying – in this case, fresh cod. To be served with two aiolis (as the title suggests).

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Lord of the Rings movie marathon menu!

As many of you know, my good friend The Tolkien Professor, whose podcast has shattered records both in this Age and in the Fourth Age (the heyday of PNN:  the Palantir News Network), hosts an annual Lord of the Rings movie marathon at the school where he is a distinguishedesque professor of English.  Last year, [...]

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Fried Halloumi Cheese Appetizer with Tomato

Halloumi cheese wins the “cool-sounding cheese name” award hands down.  Saying it never gets old.  Halloumi.  HalLOUmi.  Halloooooooumi! it’s similar in taste and texture to mozzarella, and due to the way it’s prepared, it has a very high melting point, as cheeses go. If that doesn’t yell “fry me!” I don’t know what does…

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Seared Sesame Tuna Bites

Seared Sesame Tuna Bites

Seared tuna is an absolute classic, kind of like Corvettes and Harleys. Except, you know, it’s made from fish. And you eat it, not drive it. But in all other respects…

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