Monthly Archives: August 2014

Dukkah

I tried dukkah for the first time last week at a Highfield culinary class and immediately scrambled over to our local Spice Merchants at Mashpee Commons to get my own supply. There’s a lot of information about dukkah on line. … Continue reading

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Rugelach

Yes, you can buy a good version of rugelach at Costco, but sometimes it’s fun to attempt to create a classic cookie at home even if it takes a fair amount of time and creates a real mess in your kitchen. … Continue reading

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Favorite Bread

It’s not my intent to rush the season. The beach is still a draw, but the air was more than slightly cool this morning when I took Daisy out. Heading to the kitchen shortly to bake a couple of loaves of … Continue reading

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The Railroad Bridge

The railroad bridge that connects the Cape to the mainland is a point of interest for locals and tourists alike. It’s the rare person who doesn’t stop to watch as the bridge lowers into position to allow the train to … Continue reading

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Spider Capital of the World

Okay, maybe not the world. Maybe just New England. I’ve never seen as many spiders as there are on Cape Cod. I don’t know if it’s the humidity or the sand or the fact that our Autumn seasons last longer than … Continue reading

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Versatile Cake Recipe

I posted this recipe a few months ago under the title of Simple Strawberry Cake. Yesterday, I made it with peaches. A short time ago, we had the blueberry version. Point being, any juicy, seasonal fruit works! This recipe needs … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan

Lots of really good looking eggplant in the market these days, In the past, I’ve followed two methods for prepping the eggplant for Eggplant Parmesan. I’ve recently discovered a third approach in Lidia Bastianich’s Lidia’s Italy in America. I’m not going … Continue reading

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