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!
PORTLAND COUNTRY CLUB BLUEBERRY CAKE The first time I read the original recipe, I wondered about putting so many blueberries in a smallish, square baking pan. So I threw my usual “first time bakin...Read More
GLAZED CARROTS AND APPLES—with over-wintered carrots Now that Farmer’s Markets are waking up from the long winter’s nap, but it’s a bit too early for the mounds of spring vegetables still in t...Read More
BASQUE CHEESECAKE Making cheesecake has always strained my skills—but not this one. For starters, no crust to make, no water bath to fiddle with, and no worry about burning the top. There’s a ...Read More
HOME-MADE ORANGE MARMALADE What’s the best time to make your own orange marmalade? When the oranges are ripe, of course. And that would be right about now—winter to mid-spring. The market ha...Read More
SPICED CHICKEN TERRINE Often terrines are delicious, complex, densely meaty and calorie-filled special occasion treats. On the other hand, a light, individually molded chicken, herb-garnished terrin...Read More
BLACK EYED SUSANS Who doesn’t remember being in the kitchen when someone was making these? And getting to lick the icing bowl? As the last of the cold winter days keep us inside a little longer,...Read More
All who love a good, robust bowl of pasta probably have at least one recipe for this very aromatic sauce—so this may just be a reminder that it might be time to make it again. Ready in less than a...Read More