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Corn Fritters recipe from Gourmet Magazine Aug. 1975

Penny, that was so thoughtful; thank you!

Oct 24, 2013
Varennes in Home Cooking

Corn Fritters recipe from Gourmet Magazine Aug. 1975

That's a great idea. I didn't know you could do that!

Thanks

Oct 23, 2013
Varennes in Home Cooking

Corn Fritters recipe from Gourmet Magazine Aug. 1975

Since Chanukah overlaps with Thanksgiving this year, I want to add something fried to my menu. So I decided to bring back the corn fritters I used to make. And now I can't find the recipe! It is driving me crazy. I have gone online to all the obvious sites and I can't fine the recipe. Can anyone help me?

Thanks in advance.

Oct 23, 2013
Varennes in Home Cooking

What's your favorite neighborhood spot?

I second Anchovies. But if you can forgo the drink and settle for a few glasses of wine, there isn't a better spot in my neighborhood--the South End--than Giacomo's. The prices are great, the food is delicious, the portions are generous, the service is friendly...I have eaten all over the SE and really, nothing beats Giacomo's.

Oct 30, 2008
Varennes in Greater Boston Area

Salts in Cambridge

Thanks for submitting this! I haven't been there in years, but remember it as being very good. It is great to have it on my list again.

Oct 17, 2008
Varennes in Greater Boston Area

In Boston for 1st time, where should I eat?

I do think the North End is a great place to visit and I like Mama Maria's, but last night I ate at Rocca, a wonderful South End Italian restaurant specializing in the food of Liguria. Everything was superb, especially the pasta. I had the special--trofie made with chestnut flour, which is traditional and hard to find. Mixed in with the obviously hand made trofie were crispy bits of pancetta, a little escarole ,and bits pf pear. The person I was with had the gnocchi with meat sauce which was also marvelous. We ate the fried cauliflower to start-a good and slightly decadent choice as it is served with mayonnaise!- but my favorite appetizer is the farinata, a delicious chickpea crepe-also traditional and hard to find- served here with carmelized onions and a little salad. In addition to delicious food, the service was warm and friendly and the place is stunning.

Oct 17, 2008
Varennes in Greater Boston Area

Foodie itinerary for Copley Square- what do you think?

I am not in agreement with some of the suggestions, but having read the other postings, I can tell I am in the minority. I have only been to Sorellina's once. I thought the space was lovely, but the food over-priced and one of the dishes I ordered was ineptly executed: asparagus with a ravioli enclosing an egg yolk. The idea, obviously, is that you break the ravioli and the yolk runs out. Not. Egg overcooked! I do, however, love Mistral and have never had a disappointing dish. I thought La Voile was just OK, but I would recommend Bouchee for lunch. If the weather keeps up, you could eat outside.

Oct 14, 2008
Varennes in Greater Boston Area

Looking for a good south end spot to bring out of town guests

I'll put in a good word for Gaslight. Although it can be a bit noisy when it is crowded, the prices are reasonable, the staff friendly and able and the food, particularly the roast chicken and steak/frites are delicious. I have also enjoyed some of the salads, the escargot, and a few of the plats. I have never been disappointed.

Oct 14, 2008
Varennes in Greater Boston Area