No resting quite yet

We’ve just returned from a two-day adventure and kicking the feet up sounds ideal but guess what?  The cookery is a mess.  The kids are almost asleep and we’re cleaning up our impromptu dinner and an evening egg-coloring fest.  If we don’t catch it now, we’ll face the music in the morning.  Pay now?  I choose now.




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