You’ve got mail-surprise on the doorstep

Want to surprise a friend? Why wait for a birthday?

The Cookery loves the new skewers that arrived on our door step yesterday. Selected at the market in Morocco by Middle Eastern explorer Ms. Carrie, the skewers have found a welcome home. Beautiful! Kebabs anyone?

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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

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