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
We haven’t had a frost yet, but it won’t be long, and the basil, what is left of it, is looking pretty patchy these days. It is time to use it up before it succumbs to the cold. I’ve had this recipe kicking around… Read More
    This is no ordinary spaghetti sauce, though it has tomato sauce in it, goes on pasta and has parmigiana sprinkled on top. The flavor in this ragu is deep, lovely, and makes pasta taste like something very special indeed. I’ve learned a… Read More

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What's the lure of a distant vanishing point on the open road? And why do we celebrate it so much in song and literature? In "Easy Rider," Peter Fonda says "We blew it," but they had one helluva good ride. Also, classic French baguettes - a two day event. Read More
    The Belfast Farmers’ Market is hosting its fall customer appreciation event on Friday, October 13th from 11 am to 1 pm at their summer location in the yard at Waterfall Arts in Belfast.  All are welcome to stop in and sample tastes of the season with a twist. Read More