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.

Points Friendly Salmon and Lentils

The picture doesn’t do justice to this really delicious, points-friendly meal. I adapted the lentils and vegetables base for this dish from a Barefoot Contessa recipe. Serves two. Ingredients: 1/2 cup dried lentils 1 TBS olive oil 2 cups diced … Continue reading

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Summer Salsa

Okay, it’s not really summer, but we did manage to have salsa and chips and a drink on the deck last night while the Big Guy manned the grill. The chilly breeze sent us back inside for dinner, but it … Continue reading

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Dawn

spring dawn breaks early heady with the scent of lilacs dewy with promise    

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Tenderizing Technique

A downside of living with Weight Watchers is the tendency to become overly obsessed with point counting. It’s kind of funny if you think about it. We had pasta last night that was half spiralized zucchini. Our focus rested on … Continue reading

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Counting Points

The Weight Watcher’s point count on this recipe may not be accurate based on the current plan. We’re sticking to a prior version that we followed a couple of years ago. Based on my calculation, this whole dish rang in … Continue reading

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Have Helmet. Will Travel.

Rescued the all but forgotten bikes from their shadowy lair in the back corner of the garage. Dusted them off. Added air to the tires. Brushed the cobwebs off the helmets. The bikes were ready, but were we? It had … Continue reading

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Typical Slow Start

The calendar says May, and leaves and flowers have sprouted, but Spring on Cape Cod is more fantasy than reality. Ocean breezes that cool us during the summer chill us in April and May. But the sky is blue, and … Continue reading

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