Rear Window Raspberries

It won’t be long and raspberries out the rear window will be ready for summer picking.  What’s certain . . . I’m not the only one with an eye on them.  We anticipate sharing the take with neighbors, hikers and four-legged friends. Here’s to co-existing and sharing the wild wealth.  I’m designating my gatherings for a rustic French tart.




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