Monthly Archives: October 2014

Chowder from the Pine Tree State

Fall in New England – the flaming burst of colors before the landscape mutes – always sends me back into the kitchen for comfort food, and chowder fits that category. Advertisements

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A Beginner Attempts a Prize-Winning Pie

  Embarrassing to admit, I never baked an entire apple pie before this weekend. How un-American!

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In My October Kitchen

Thanks once again to inspiration from Celia at figjamandlimecordial, here’s a peek into my October kitchen near Boston, Massachusetts. Cool weather has brought root vegetables back to the farmer’s markets. Last night, I diced an assortment (beets, carrots, parsnips, butternut squash), then tossed with olive … Continue reading

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Pears with a Virginia Past

A Taste of Virginia, published by the James River Garden Club in Richmond, presents traditional fare fit for serving in grand homes around the Old Dominion. The recipes in this book veer far from the humble roots of my Virginia … Continue reading

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