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Repost – a Boomer’s Christmas memory (and bourbon balls!)

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It starts like this: “There was always lots of snow then, and you’d go out with your brother wearing your scratchy wool jacket and hole-y mittens and corduroy pants worn smooth, along with those leaking galoshes, and you’d build snow forts and an arsenal of snowballs…” but the ending belongs to you.

Gillian’s amazing potato bake — and near disaster in Nova Scotia

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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, and a delicious warm-me-up potato dish provided by my daughter-in-law Gillian.

Savory pumpkin soup – with a Latin accent

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A savory – not too sweet – pumpkin soup recipe from Ecuador… with garlic, onion, tomatoes (!!), cumin. Creamy and delicious and very good for you, if you don’t mind a gazillion units of Vitamin A. And one of the best uses of pumpkin since they’re smashed cars in Damariscotta…

Whelk fritters, and remembering Sapelo Island

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Remembering the vanishing Eden of Sapelo Island, Georgia, my all-time favorite photograph, and tender and delicious whelk fritters. What else? Oh, a tip of the hat to the Park Street Grille…

Ode to “The Rah Bar” and its Low Country Boil

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A great Low Country Boil Recipe from our favorite Jekyll Island restaurant, The “Rah Bar,” and a memorable conversation with our “Rah” Bar neighbors, two truckers with some special reactions to a couple of guys wearing elbow patches.