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Tuddypum’s Smoked Maryland Blue Crab Cakes

I met a good friend of mine in Santa Barbara named Andy Sachs. Andy is a native of Maryland and like me, loves to eat and loves to cook. For one reason or another he talked me into moving to Las Vegas with him where we lived for a year. During our time in Vegas […]

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Tuddypum de gâteau au beurre de vanille avec des baies fraîches et crème lemon curd ( Vanilla butter cake with fresh berries and lemon curd cream )

There are three things that inevitably happen when serving a typical frosted cake at the end of an outdoor summer party. One: the cake has been placed out during the entire event and the frosting has melted down the side. Two: No one can locate a cake knife which turns everyone into a problem solver with […]

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Q and A: How to mix bread dough with out a mixer.

Today’s kitchen question was emailed to me by Al Mercado from New York City. Q. Dear Tuddypum, I would really like to begin baking fresh  bread at home. My Grandfather used to bake bread from scratch and my memory of him making the dough, letting it rise, and pulling perfectly shaped loaves from the oven […]

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Tuddypum’s Favorite Places {} Mon Ami Crêperie and Coffee – Pismo Beach, CA

                                          Mon Ami Crêperie, Pismo Beach, California I love living in California and I love traveling up and down my adopted home state. Most recently, we had the privilege of living in a beautiful area in San Luis Obispo County about 13 miles south of the world-renowned Pismo Beach and the lesser known beach enclave known as Avila. […]

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Grilled Pak Choi with Siam Sesame Dressing

Grilled Pak Choi with Siam Vinaigrette Dressing Several years ago I had the opportunity to live in Thailand on Phuket Island with one of my best friends. Because of its location we would travel frequently throughout South East Asia to mix things up a bit. We traveled to Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and China and many points beyond. We […]

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A light dessert perfect for spring and summer get togethers

Triple Layer Lemon Cake with Strawberry Filling The spring season is well upon us and as we look forward to warmer months, we start to trend toward lighter foods, cooler beverages and desserts that are less intense.  If you live in California and you love going to farmer’s markets as much as I do, then […]

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