Every Tuesday morning there’s something new—food, libations and sometimes a story. From cool cocktails, to rustic desserts to easy seafood—the search through old and new community cookbooks and the old classic standbys that sit in tatters on our kitchen shelves. Enjoy!
EGG DROP SOUP Hard to escape this winter’s end without a case of the sniffles—hopefully brief. Chicken soup is the universal remedy, but unless you can call the deli for delivery, have a very go...Read More
BUTTERMILK CHOCOLATE CAKE If you need a Valentine’s Day cake, be sure to make it chocolate! It’s not only traditional, it’s good for you. Theobromine is a naturally occurring compound simila...Read More
BAKED CHICKEN PAPRIKA Another week-night, another chicken dinner. Here’s one that’s spicy and a bit hot—and you already probably have everything you need to put it together. Chicken thighs m...Read More
BRAISED PINEAPPLE WITH BROWN SUGAR SAUCE This is one of those go-to desserts that always hits the right note. Besides being delicious, pineapples are usually available year ‘round, not too difficu...Read More
SHRIMP GRATIN Gratin often speaks to creamy cheesy potatoes, delicately sauced fish or baked vegetable casseroles. But “gratin” really only means covered in something crunchy, or savory or crisp...Read More
BOXING DAY DINNER What a great tradition this one has evolved into—from a day off and a gift box for the servants, to a day off and almost no need for food prep for anybody. The day after Chri...Read More