Month: June 2010

Smoothie smarts

Are you smarter than a fourth grader? Here’s a smoothie fix tested and tasted by third and fourth graders. The smoothie blenders based their fruit choices on what  they  found around The Cookery . . . just right bananas, melon and oranges. Great smoothies! Smart Smoothies 16 ounces plain yogurt 2 ripe peeled bananas 4 cups chopped melon …

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Tricia Downing serves it up at Littleton’s Melting Pot tonight

It seems as if we all get the chance to learn from obstacles in some capacity, but some of us face greater challenges than others and overcome them with grace and success. Tricia Downing lives up to this reality. From bike racer to injured athlete to motivational speaker and physically challenged athlete, Trish shows us the possibilities of …

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Get that party started with this caponata

Changing up the party menu this summer? Get that party started with this caponata, explosive with the flavors of green olives, eggplant, roasted red pepper, tomatoes, red onion, and garlic. The Cookery served this last week with crackers and fresh zucchini rounds. You may find a great selection of caponata recipes, but try Nathalie Dupree’s easy variation.