Monthly Archives: August 2010

Easy and Elegant: Balsamic Reduction

That was the appetizer for a black tie birthday dinner we gave our delightful friend, Mrs. W. Scallops, lightly pan seared and finished with a balsamic reduction and sprig of fresh dill. While I could have made the reduction, it … Continue reading

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The Tie Clip: What’s Your Angle?

Skinny ties are back and with them comes the resurgence of the tie clip. All well and good say I. Just know that there is more than one way to wear the clip. Most of what you’ll see in the … Continue reading

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NeoCon: Four Patterns

Was I feeling less ambitious? More conservative? Given the stripes of the suit, which can read as lavender with the right shirt and tie, and the pink shirt, maybe I was. I initially had a blue and pink tie finishing … Continue reading

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