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The Key To A Good Meal [STUFF GRANDPA SAYS/AUDIO]

Laurie and Grandpa Dom
Laurie Cataldo, Townsquare Media

Well, if you missed it last week, I introduced you to my Grandpa with his thoughts on baseball.

This week we’re talking the key to a good meal…and I realize that my status as the Point’s Resident Lush may have something to do with the genes!

I was able to capture this conversation for all of you to hear, but there are some basic things to take with you.

The key to a good meal?

Usually something simple is better than something fancy. You don’t wanna make a gourmet meal — sometimes it don’t come out right, you might not have the right ingredients and all that.”

When it comes to seasoning?

I usually use garlic.  I use, on occasion, turmeric…cayenne pepper is what I use. I don’t use black pepper.”

When I asked him about wine?

Well that’s a must.”

Amen, Grandpa. Amen.

Listen in and you’ll find out how he throws together a quick dinner and get his recipe for drunken cherries. (I highly recommend them on some vanilla ice cream.)

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Grandpa Dom is 92 years young, and after living most of his life in Brooklyn, has been living in Manalapan for nearly 20 years. He’s an Army vet, worked as a butcher for many years, then worked as a technician for the US Postal Service. A widower, a father of two, grandfather of four, great-grandfather of one…he’s the man.

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