Breaking bread al fresco style

Ready or not, 2013 is upon us. Pack a winter picnic and ring in the new year al fresco style.  Check out my recent article, Fresh-Air Fun, and catch the outdoor vibe.

Pack a picnic
Pack a picnic

May life take you outdoors in your new year. Happy hiking . . .




Chowder for the Wolf at the Door

When 10 pounds of potatoes and a couple dozen ears of corn show up unannounced, welcome them home to the chowder pot. After transforming our

Apple Soup Sendoff

Farewells bring on mingled emotions. Some signal “goodbyes” and others “so longs,” with hopes to stay connected even over long distances. When the time came

Peppered Corn Meal

Preparing the perfect polenta sounds easy enough, but around my kitchen, it takes added patience to work with the grainy flour ground from white or