Apple Cake: A Simply Sweet Way to Herald in the New Year

Upon a foundation of tender, gentle cake lies the apple, round like our earth, sweet like life. Wishes for […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

The Last of the Summer Tomatoes (with a Caper Vinaigrette)

I have finally acknowledged that summer is over. It didn’t come easily: I stomped my feet and tossed my […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Cod and Scrod, New England Folklore, and a Fast, Easy Fish Recipe

I’ve just returned from a week on Cape Cod, a place that feels like home to me, even though […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Crumblers, Striders and Brownie Pie Parfait

There are people who crumble into adversity and others who stride through it. The Crumblers are not necessarily weaker people; […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies & Morsels Camp

It’s my job,...more

How to Sear Scallops (Scallops in Fig Balsamic Sauce)

Have you ever tried to sear scallops– to recreate the way they are served in the best restaurants, with […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

No More Bad Boys for Me

I know you’ve been there, too:...more

Guide to (Some) French Goat Cheeses (Chèvre)

We all know that American blue cheese, cheddar and burrata are entirely different cheeses, yet we don’t lump them together […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more

Potato Cobb Salad: An Outrageously Good Idea

Having a barbecue– or going to someone’s house for one? Serve or bring this potato salad and you will […] Click on the title above to keep reading.. ....more