“Applesauce” may be a synonym for hogwash or bunkum, but for many I know it’s a staple in their homes for many uses. Here’s a simple, step-by-step recipe for canning a few quarts for yourselves or your friends and neighbors.
“Journeys Over a Hot Stove” returns with new, special editions. This one dips its toes into the murky waters of what cannot be, but is. What’s impossible that can also be true.
How one song turned my head around in Portugal some years ago, and a farewell to my readers as I bid adieu to “Journeys Over a Hot Stove.”
It’s tomato time, and this is my favorite pasta sauce recipe for home canning! Not too hard, and it’s a year’s worth of reward for your tastebuds.
Longitudinal musings – from the Maritimes to the American West, where, author Bill Bryson states, “people like to shoot things.”
Dipping my toes ever so slightly into a restaurant review – featuring newly opened North Beacon Oyster in Rockland. Great bivalves!
How do you feel before a backyard BBQ when so many things are irritating you? Cranky? You should be so lucky.
Recalling what a “salad” was when I was growing up, and sharing a friend’s recipe for a blowout-yummy celery seed and onion salad dressing.
Some thoughts on elevation and clarity of sight, visual anomalies, and an easy-peasy homemade peach schnapps recipe.
A slightly modified repost of remembering a rollicking night of excess just doing my job as a journalist and TV writer, the story of John and Marge Fairservice’s survival on a rock in the ocean, plus a delicious warm-me-up potato dish provided by my daughter-in-law Gillian.