Meeting Henry and Margaret for the first time (though they didn’t meet us till later), and an often-overlooked fabulous breakfast dish: shirred (or baked) eggs.
Orphaned by circumstance and the storm… and a reprise of Fish ‘n’ Potatoes, an enduring Maritime favorite.
Recalling a few of my salty years with my Muscongus Bay Sloop, and a rich and hearty French onion soup with gruyere.
Snippets of memories from Boston’s ultra-exclusive Somerset Club, and another shameless promotion of one of my favorites, Welsh Rarebit.
Here’s a great recipe for tomato pasta sauce, but of course in the summer of 2017 who has tomatoes? Maybe, unlike my wife and I, you do.
Back in 1965, I organized a day-long treasure hunt around Martha’s Vineyard for a bunch of teenagers who were the children of Washington’s “Best and Brightest” in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. It’s a miracle we didn’t all end up in jail…
No food this time – just an account of perhaps the most extraordinary half year in my life, in Brattleboro, Vermont, in the late ’90s.
A wonderful, rich baked scallop recipe, and Margaret recalls the late Cecil Caine at his most ornery.
Once again on the America Road for 3600 miles, but this time with an unusual slant on things – that we’ve returned to a kind of “usualness” that doesn’t feel quite right in this country.
A thought piece about many things that are right about staying put.