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…
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…
Okay, so you’ve already done all your tomato canning because it’s late September, but here’s a terrific pasta sauce recipe anyway, and some canning tips, and when NOT to pay too much attention to what the people at Ball (jars) have to say…
Recipe for a terrific real-Southwest tamale pie with a soft cheesy “crust” to feed four, and a few loose funny-ish ends. The kitchen smells soooo good when this is baking!
Recalling the last time I’ll ever refuse a dinner invitation from an Italian family (in spite of the main course), and a super delicious and easy Italian way to prepare calves liver – Fegato garbo e dolce!
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.
Easy and delicious shepherd’s pie recipe, using ground lamb, olive oil, and almost no butter. Terrifically savory!
Hot and cold bivalves treated with respect: a rich and flavorful stuffed clam (steamers) recipe, and simple scallops ceviche. Had them both last night with guests, and they cleaned us out.
Fabulous rice noodles with peanut chicken curry made with dozens and dozens of ingredients, and remembering (with affection and unanswered questions) the 1970 hit song “Mill Valley.”
Another incredibly delicious way to prepare eggs, and Philip Glass, arguably the world’s best living composer, astonishes the staff of a small Providence arts club with a surprise request to practice on their piano. For over an hour.