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.


I went to my fiftieth college reunion last Saturday. I found that number daunting and frankly, a bit unnerving until I was at the actual event and passed a table with a sign inviting the Class of 1948 to check … Continue reading

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Our Resident Squirrel

  morning ritual scatter of leftover toast one chubby squirrel

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Fresh Broccoli Salad

Broccoli salad can be a good addition to the summer salad rotation. I’ve had broccoli salads heavy with bacon and cheese with a mayonnaise based dressing. While often delicious, they are a bit of a guilty pleasure. This version keeps … Continue reading

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And That’s a Wrap

ribbon of scarlet sunset over the water primal end of day  

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Email Contact

Determined to sit in front of my computer today until I’ve waded through the string of unattended emails that populate my inbox. Guilt at not attending yet another yoga class eliminated by the click of a mouse. Musing that a … Continue reading

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Another One Pot Meal

This has been one of those weeks. There’s a huge hole in our kitchen ceiling. The result of a pin hole leak in a pipe that was dripping and making Rorschach designs overhead. The Big Guy located and taped the … Continue reading

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Sometimes a photograph can be a work of art. Sometimes it can just be a snapshot. Actually, I should edit out the word “just.” There’s nothing wrong with a snapshot. It’s capturing a memory. I’ve been thinking about these things … Continue reading

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