Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cold Day. Warm Bread.

Today is really beyond normal cold. We’re under a gale warning, making the wind chill a real factor in determining how cold it feels. Trying to be good humored about this. Our current conditions are temporary. The snow will melt. … Continue reading

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Finally Plowed Out

The town snow plows finally arrived yesterday around 3 P.M. And we were far from being the last on their list. They obviously have much more to do before the town can be considered fully functional and safe because school … Continue reading

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Still Snowed In

Daisy is a good indicator of the current mood regarding the Blizzard of 2015. Her first view of the snow resulted in amazement and enthusiastic leaping and frolicking. This morning, she paused for a moment on her landing and just … Continue reading

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Pasta E Fagioli (Pasta and Bean Soup)

Just to update yesterday’s blizzard. Falmouth is still buried under two feet of snow. The picture shows snow piled against our glass storm door in front of the house. Our official total: 25 inches. Frank is still recovering from cataract … Continue reading

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Blizzard of 2015

We have power. My computer is humming along. The state, however, is in lockdown. The governor declared a State of Emergency yesterday that doesn’t look like it’s going to be lifted anytime soon. With good reason. There are parts of the … Continue reading

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A storm is brewing. Not just any storm. One heralded by strident adjectives. Historic.  Epic.  Unprecedented.  Paralyzing. Air masses poised to merge to create the “perfect” storm. Media warnings stirring up a frenzy of preparation.  Snake-like lines at grocery stores, … Continue reading

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Back to Spiralizing

There are a few things about the Spiralizer that I really like that I’ve discovered after using it for a few weeks. Just as a point of information, I have the four blade model. This might be a minor point, … Continue reading

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Happy To Be Home

Very quiet here today. Escarole and Bean soup bubbling on the stove. Chicken already roasting in the oven, since I plan to remove the meat and use the carcass to make stock. Root vegetables waiting in a pile on the … Continue reading

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Fish and Potato Pie

This recipe is really a little bit decadent. Maybe more than a little bit, but it’s so wonderful that it’s worth making. Just not on a regular basis! We have Nigel Slater to thank (or blame) for this. I adapted … Continue reading

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Early Morning at the Eye Surgery Center

Interesting demographic here at the eye surgery center. All seniors. Some a little grumpy because they weren’t able to have their morning coffee. Before 8 AM and it feels like an airport with lines and hustle and bustle. Except for … Continue reading

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