One young mom I know with three wiggly, energetic, and always-hungry kids aged six and under, never sets out in the family car without packing snacks. Sometimes a couple apples cored and cut up, some almonds, cheesy little crackers, plain popcorn—usually some sort of… Read More
    Leftover French bread is soaked in an egg mixture with whole raspberries overnight. In the morning, take it out of the fridge and let it sit at room temperature while the oven preheats and then bake it. In about a half-hour it will bake to a lovely golden goodness with crisp edges and a soft, lightly sweetened underside. You can serve squares of it plain or drizzled with maple syrup for a sweeter breakfast treat. Read More
    These muffin tops are a great example of how lightly sweetened can be absolutely perfect. Sweetened with only a little honey, these have a wonderful crustiness, and a tender crumb. Read More
    When my kids were really little, they were forever dragging chairs to the counter to help cook, bake or otherwise make food with me. At times, it was overwhelming — those little hands wanting to stir, knead, cut and mix when I just wanted to get lunch on… Read More
Do you remember a couple of years ago when we talked here about peanut butter sandwiches for grown-ups? We explored non-sweet savory combinations like garlic jelly or chutney and peanut butter. All that conversation prompted Ruth Thurston to send along a recipe for cheddar… Read More
    It isn’t just corned beef and cabbage for St.Paddy’s Day, anymore. And even though an awful lot of traditional Irish cooking leans heavily on spuds, onions or leeks, and oats in various states—ground, rolled, cut—pork, ham, and sausage also graced the tables of the… Read More


Food Blogs

    The first public supper of 2018 will be held at the John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John Street, on March 3 at 5:30 pm.  The popular monthly event attracts a wide variety of diners: young and old, singles and groups, locals and visitors.  The cost is $9… Read More