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.

Nightly Ritual

we gather by the sea awed by the splendor voices hushed into silence caught in the web of wonder splash of waves a seagull’s call nature captivates and holds for these brief moments at the end of day Advertisements

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New Hit in the Dip Department

Hummus and veggies in a bright lemon vinaigrette. What’s not to love? Add some homemade pita chips, or wedges of soft fresh pita for serving. I was inspired by the gorgeous picture of a dish called “Israeli Vegetable Salad” in … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Poaching Liquid

I made a version of Cioppino yesterday. After doing a bit of research on the origin of the dish and scanning a number of recipes, I found lots of variation on the theme.  Cioppino is basically a thick seafood soup. … Continue reading

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Why I’m Going Back on Facebook (Again!)

Okay, this is the thing. There are people I care about who I never, or all too rarely, see. We are living parallel lives in disparate places. And those lives are zipping by at breakneck speed. Having the ability to … Continue reading

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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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