November 10, 2016
Vietnamese-style Duck Soup

We have soup for dinner at least one night a week - in the summer it's chilled, garden fresh...

November 7, 2016
Rigatoni with Kale, Pecorino Cheese, and Pine Nuts

Many years ago, while I was a student in Italy, a good friend would come to our apartment a night...

November 2, 2016
Tomato Soup

Marcella Hazan (the queen of authentic Italian cooking) uses butter in her tomato sauce, which I...

October 21, 2016
Infusing Flavors: Intense Infusions for Food and Drink

We're having a GIVEAWAY and you could be a lucky winner! 5 individuals will win a copy of...

October 14, 2016

We’ve all been tempted by (and caved in over!) the ubiquitous fettuccine al fredo dish at...

October 13, 2016
Baked Ziti with Garlic Shrimp and Broccoli

  We love a good pasta al forno (oven-baked pasta) loaded up with meat, garlic, tomato sauce...

October 13, 2016

October is National Pasta Month and we’re dishing up oodles of noodles to celebrate! With...

October 12, 2016
Lemon-Rosemary Turkey Meatballs

Healthy cooking doesn't have to mean skimping on flavor. A comforting dish of pasta with...

October 11, 2016
Persimmom and Pomegranate Salad with Mint, Lemon, Nutmeg and Honey

A neighbor of mine in Tokyo had a glorious Fuyu persimmon tree that, season after season, produced...

October 9, 2016
Apple Chicken recipe

I have to share another recipe from my new favorite cookbook; Taste of Home's Simple and...

September 22, 2016
Red Potato Salad with Fava Beans and Radishes

Potato salads are a quintessential dish, especially in summer, yet each one can vary from home to...

September 21, 2016
Spiced Up Pumpkin Banana Smoothie
 


Smoothie are a great way to kickstart your morning, plus they’re an easy breakfast with...

September 14, 2016
Ground Turkey Tacos

I'm a busy working mom, and like lots of people I sometimes struggle with what to make for...

September 11, 2016

We love our mushrooms. Here in Maine, there are many varieties that grow wild, and our farmers...

September 5, 2016
Alkalizing Green Vegetable and Herb Soup Recipe

You don't need to be on an alkalizing diet to love this healthy soup recipe. It's full of...

September 1, 2016
Lemony Seared Scallops

First, pour yourself a nice glass of dry white wine. Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc or...

September 1, 2016

Mom always had a bottle of apple cider vinegar in the pantry, and come cold season a tablespoon or...

August 30, 2016
Roasted Clams with Sausage, Tomatoes and Fregola

With summer coming to a close we're soaking up the sun and cooking out of doors as much as...

August 16, 2016
Caprese Casserole

Harvest from the garden and create this rich, savory meal. Toasted slices of seasoned bread make...

July 20, 2016

Don't get me wrong, I love tortillas but when I'm watching my carb intake, I like to turn...

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