Small price to pay

Spring BrunchWe don’t mind paying the price of a little extra prep and clean-up. Brunch has emerged as one of our favorite meal shares. I further tested my Beijing Chicken for this gathering and it handily won praises.  Not only is this one hot brunch dish served over a bed of lettuce, it really rates well over a bed of Basmati.   




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