Easter Menu Ideas

March 30, 2013

Easter Menu Ideas The greatest feast of the Christian Church takes its name from that of Eastre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess of the dawn.  The feast, however, has another name, the Pasch, the Greek word coming from the Hebrew pesakh, the Passover.  This is the term for the feast which is...

Tomatoes From My Indoor Tomato Plant

August 12, 2012

I just picked these delicious tomatoes from my indoor tomato plant today. 

New Canaan Farmers’ Market

July 8, 2012

New Canaan Farmers’ Market I love going to farmers' markets, especially good ones. It's the closest to "farm to table" that I can get without growing my own fruits and vegetables.  Yesterday was my first visit to the New Canaan farmer’s market.  It’s a good one!  I picked up beets,...

How To Peel A Tomato

June 5, 2012

How To Peel A Tomato   Score the blossom end of the tomato (the bottom – opposite the stem) and drop into a pot of boiling water for 30 seconds.  15 to 20 seconds if the tomato is very ripe.  Transfer to a bowl of cold water.  The skin will...

The Schoolhouse At Cannondale

May 29, 2012

TheSchoolhouse At Cannondale   Saturday night I had dinner at The Schoolhouse At Cannondale.  Dinner was well executed and excellent. The schoolhouse is very sweet and tastefully decorated. Owner, Tim LaBent, does such a good job of making customers feel welcome as well as cooking up a storm.  I was...

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