Author Archives: Mary Jane

About Mary Jane

I am a retired English teacher. My husband, Frank, and I have lived on Cape Cod since 2000. I am a lifelong bread baker and writer and have been posting a blog on Falmouth Patch for the last few years. Savory Seasons has been largely devoted to recipes and food in general. I am hoping to expand my focus in this new blog.

New Take on Minestrone

This may be the first time I’ve ever followed an actual recipe for minestrone. I know the basic ingredients and have just combined things until I was satisfied with the results. Living up to my resolution to try a recipe … Continue reading

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Sweet Memory

  In the blink of an eye, slow wandering down an ancient alley in St. Thomas, the warmth of sunshine, the scent of the sea, the joyful nod of scarlet flowers in the breeze,  all relegated to memory. Sweet reminiscence … Continue reading

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Simple Quiche

Quiche can be a wonderfully rich, cream laden, bacon enhanced special occasion treat. It can also be a simple, vegetable based weekday dish. I make quiche quite a bit. It’s great to have a fully cooked item in the refrigerator that … Continue reading

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Soup of the Day

The wild winds and rain that buffeted the Cape yesterday have eased somewhat. I’m still conscious of the sound of the wind as I write this, but the rain has stopped. It’s a soup day for sure. Adhering to my … Continue reading

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Comfort Food

I followed a recipe for meatloaf last night. It was good, but it just didn’t seem right somehow. It caused me to think about meatloaf in general. It’s comfort food. And personal. My guess is that most cooks have their … Continue reading

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Pasta, Beans, and Broccoli Rabe

I have 154 cookbooks. I actually visited various bookcases in our house the other day and counted them. The interesting thing is that I’ve read them all, but have rarely followed any of the recipes. I’ve decided to challenge myself, … Continue reading

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Early Morning Sunlight

  a splash of sunlight life affirming beckoning start of a new day

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