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Welcome to the new & improved CrispyBits!

After long last, the website redesign is finished! Huge thanks to my friend Michelle Keyo, a cracker-jack web designer who does all the design and technical updates to the website. Without her keen aesthetic sense and eye for detail, this

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A new, revamped CrispyBits to arrive in Fall 2013

It’s been pretty quiet here at CrispyBits in 2013, and for good reason. Between the birth of our son and a crazy work schedule – including a full-time day job, two part-time freelancing gigs in the evenings, and playing in

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Cheese blintzes for Shavuot

Tonight begins Shavuot – the Jewish holiday that celebrates the occasion when god gave the torah to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai more than 3,000 years ago. More info on that can be found here. Shavuot is traditionally celebrated

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Fiddlehead season!

Sauteed fiddleheads

Fiddleheads are the edible tender shoots of the ostrich fern, found throughout the Northeast U.S. but especially common in Maine. They fall into the same category as fresh peas, morels, squash blossoms, and other seasonal delicacies – they’re here for

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A simple salad for spring

Arugula Salad

This time of year can be torturous for farmer’s market enthusiasts. Here in Boston, sprig weather is here but most vegetable crops aren’t ready for harvest yet. What’s a locavore to do? A simple salad using pantry ingredients is a

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