Ladies Who Lunch . . . with a brown bag

I’m brown-baggin’ it today with a bus full of children.  We’re off to a field trip and today’s lunches are packed and ready to tote.  The feature . . . turkey and Provolone with baby bib lettuce on whole wheat bread, tiny ripe apricots, carrots and mini pretzels.  No drink bottles allowed.  We’ll be on the lookout for water at the venue. 




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