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Nickel City Cheese & Mercantile

For several years, when people asked what is missing from the Elmwood Village area, I have said the following: a cheese shop, a deli and/or butcher, somewhere that sells kitchen and pantry gems. I’m thrilled to report that several of … Continue reading

10. March 2012 by Nina
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Roasted Garlic Yogurt Cheese Crostini

Last month, I searched through my cookbooks for a new party appetizer with a unique flair. While flipping the pages of “The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook” by Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell with Sandy Gluck, I came across an intriguing recipe … Continue reading

13. February 2012 by Nina
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Stuffed Artichokes

Raw artichokes are intimidating. Stuffed artichokes look nearly as complex. This classic preparation is how my mom has made artichokes since I was a kid and it has been enjoyed this way since well before I was around. My mom … Continue reading

06. February 2012 by Nina
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Spinach, Leek and Feta Phyllo Cups

I’m a fervent fan of antipasti, tapas style eating, small plates and appetizers. Sometimes I just prefer the “little taste of everything” approach to dining, and other times, it perfectly fits the mood of an event or party to have platters … Continue reading

09. January 2012 by Nina
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Cook of the Month

I was honored and delighted to be featured as The Buffalo News’ “Cook of the Month” for November 2011. As part of the story, I prepared a few of my family’s traditional holiday staples: ravioli stuffed with my special blend … Continue reading

15. November 2011 by Nina
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Pull-Apart Cheesy Onion Bread Recipe

You tell someone you made homemade bread and you’re often met with a surprised expression. Why is that? It seems that people just don’t do it much anymore. If they think homemade bread, it’s usually more along the banana, dessert … Continue reading

09. December 2010 by Nina
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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup is one of those dishes I didn’t truly enjoy and appreciate until a few years ago. Around then, I made my first homemade batch, which deepened my affection for it. What a comforting medley of aromas and … Continue reading

07. November 2010 by Nina
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