New England

A Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Dish

March 17, 2018

It’s that time of year again, in America, when the beer turns green and the aroma of corned beef and cabbage fills the air. The dish is so comforting, but just what is corned beef? The term has nothing to do with corn, but was the English term for a...

Autumn Farm Markets

November 2, 2017

I love shopping at autumn farm markets and am currently planning the Thanksgiving meal. I love shopping for local and seasonal produce. God Bless local farmers!

Fall Baking

September 7, 2017

Even though summer is not technically over I’m in the fall baking mood. Yesterday was a rainy day here in New England. I made Gooey Rocky Road Brownies and I had to stop myself from eating the entire batch.

Family & Thanksgiving

November 16, 2016

Family & Thanksgiving More than any other holiday, Thanksgiving has evolved as a time to gather together. On Christmas most Americans stay at home, but on Thanksgiving, many pack up and leave home to spend the holiday with relatives and friends. This is nearly as old a custom of the...

Boots & Ice Cream

October 19, 2015

The New England weather has turned. This weekend I had to put away my beloved sandals and search out my colder weather boots. Yesterday it even snowed a bit and it’s not even Halloween! The creamery closes October 30th, which prompted me to get my last licks in this weekend....

A Beautiful Sunday Fall Morning!

November 2, 2014

Such A Beautiful Sunday Fall Morning!

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part IV

September 20, 2013

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part IV The longer winters in New England produced a diet somewhat different from that in Virginia.  Not as many varieties of fruits and vegetables grew as in the South, and emphasis was put on those which would store well or which could...

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Vegan Slow Cooker Moroccan Stew

Vegan Slow Cooker Moroccan Stew

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Pumpkin Chai Latte

Elegant Poached Pears

Elegant Poached Pears

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