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Joe Hyde’s Pommes Dauphine

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Pommes Dauphine is a classic French dish combining potatoes with a choux pastry – difficult to make but fabulous to eat. And we revisit more memories of my late cousin Joe Hyde, “semi-legendary” chef among his celebrity clients and friends.

Chef Joe Hyde’s high-heat roast beef

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Who on earth would fish for striped bass, chest-deep, in a suit and derby hat? Who would tell you to age your game meat just long enough for it to attract maggots? Welcome to the wild world of Chef Joe Hyde, caterer to the stars, and my second cousin. Also, a beautiful high-heat roast beef recipe from Joe’s cookbook – it’s all in the timing.

Tortilla! Spanish eggs and potatoes… thoughts on “The Forum”

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Tortilla – a wonderful, easy to make stove-top egg and potato dish from Spain, and I remember some friends who went through a 3-day “personal development” course called “The Forum.” Weird stuff.

“Grit and Grace” Rocks Camden Opera House

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I’m a sucker for really good dance performance – dance that bends the rules, keeps us on our toes. “Grit and Grace” at the Camden Opera House April 1 and 2 was all of that, and a lot more. Awesome stuff, thanks to Kea Tesseyman and her Kinetic Energy Alive company of dancers, ages 6 to 60.

Two years of recipes – your top sixteen favorites!

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Your top 16 favorite recipes from the last 2 1/4 years based on page views – from super simple to exhausting and grueling – and all of them on a rarefied, exalted plane of ultra-deliciousness. Dig in!