Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fresh Corn and Basil Salad

Corn and basil. The proverbial marriage made in heaven. Local corn isn’t quite ready to participate in the July 4’th celebrations, but the markets are importing enough to add to the fun. The basil, however, is local and lush! Funny … Continue reading

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Summer Squash Casserole

This recipe stems from two good sources. Sarah Leah Chase credits the Vineyard’s Morning Glory Farm Cookbook for the inspiration behind  the “Martha’s Vineyard-Style Zucchini Casserole” in her New England Open House Cookbook. I followed the recipes from both books fairly … Continue reading

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Bird by Bird

I actually sat down to write a blog about a great summer squash casserole, but I think that I’ll put that off until tomorrow. A scrap of paper containing a quote that I jotted down yesterday is staring at me … Continue reading

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Zoodles With a Fresh Tomato Sauce

This is about as simple as it gets. A cold tomato sauce over zoodles. Perfect for when you’ve been out all day, and are hoping to get dinner on the table in a half hour. The kind of thing you can … Continue reading

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The Green Pail

Much more than a snapshot of an abandoned pail at the water’s edge. A captured memory of a peaceful afternoon at Old Silver in June. Summer is young. Crowds have yet to come. Scent of sea air lacks competition from … Continue reading

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Woods Hole With Kids

Woods Hole. Salty, eclectic, a bit bohemian. Our Cambridge of the Cape. A world of discovery and adventure for kids. We barely tapped the surface last Saturday morning, but the seeds for future exploration have been firmly planted. The drawbridge … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Fortunate are the children who are surrounded by examples of honesty and kindness.  They will learn by example that strength can be coupled with tenderness. Their world is a safer, better place because of the male role models who stand guard at the gate.

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Zucchini Pancakes (Spiralized)

Made an interesting discover yesterday. Instead of using a food processor or box grater to shred zucchini and onion for pancakes (AKA latkes or fritters ), I used the Spiralizer. It worked really well. Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini ( 1 … Continue reading

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First Trophy

Someday this trophy, usurped by other more prestigious awards, will be gathering dust on a closet shelf.  But few honors and awards yet to come will compare with the sheer joy of that first trophy for t-ball when he was … Continue reading

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Couscous Salad

More often than not, couscous is a base for a stew of some sort. But it can also be the foundation of a wonderful salad. Couscous is semolina in the form of tiny grains, so in a sense, you’re making a … Continue reading

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