Meet a friend for coffee

. . . and if you’re a little remiss in sharing a cup of coffee with a friend, send out a quick invite. This coffee mug preserves the nostalgia of the world’s largest catsup bottle, and I recently received this totally appropriate mug as a gift from Roger Kramer. A career journalist, Roger suddenly passed away this month. The Cookery is lifting this post up for Roger. Don’t settle for the “on the go,” but catch up with family and friends in real time. Peace.

Connect over coffee
Connect over coffee




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