Nourish . . .

You may not be baking the daily bread or growing your own bounty to harvest, but if you’re trying to serve up nourishment with a healthy perspective, you’re helping light the way to better nutrition.

I’m marking another year at The Cookery (three years this week), and applauding all who are trying to sustain and nourish . . .  in their homes, schools, and communities. There’s room at the table to get healthy and move forward.




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