Monthly Archives: May 2017

Striper Season

Our friend, Gerry, was kind enough to share part of his catch with us, causing me to search old blogs for a fondly remembered recipe. Today is the day to revisit Tom Colicchio’s technique for braising fish. The following description … Continue reading

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Best Toast Ever!

  Recently, I posted an adapted version of Alexandra Stafford’s No-Knead Peasant Bread. I was introduced to the basic recipe as part of Food 52’s Genius recipe collection. My adaptation produces a single loaf of bread. Since my original post, I’ve purchased Alexandra Stafford’s cookbook, Bread … Continue reading

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Herbal Bounty

  Perhaps bounty is too big a word for the herbs that flourish in pots on our deck. They are neither abundant nor plenty. But they are lush enough for me to take pleasure in their ready access just outside … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can Make Bread!

    I’m going to a bridal shower tomorrow. Included with the invitation was a request for a recipe. I’ve decided to include this amazing, super easy, recipe for “bowl bread.” Even a total novice in the kitchen can produce … Continue reading

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Perfect Spring Day

  Spring has taken its own sweet time arriving on the Cape this year. But it has arrived in all its glory. Screens are in place. Windows and doors are open. Breezes tossing curtains inward and filling the rooms with … Continue reading

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Bike Path in Spring

  By the side of the bike path, Nature, without benefit of careful tilling and fertilizing and mulching, by sheer determination alone, wakes from a winter’s sleep. Yawns, Stretches, Unfurls,  to greet the day.

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Shared Memories Revisited

The porch was empty yesterday when we made a visit to say farewell, but in my memory, it will always be summer. The breeze will be soft and the laughter of familiar voices will bounce off the walls. A few … Continue reading

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