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Basil Transformed

In the heat of summer flourished basil. Herb synonymous with seasonal bounty of tomatoes and corn. Tender leaves scattered over countless salads. With September comes the harvest. A farewell to summer with the final culling of the crop. Leaves married … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Corn Season

If it’s August, it means a wealth of tomatoes, corn, and zucchini. It’s hard to go wrong when you start with peak produce. This dish originated as a side dish for leftover chicken cutlets, but it’s good enough to stand … Continue reading

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Fresh Corn and Pasta

A recipe on cooking.nytimes.com caught my eye. It was for Orecchiette With Corn, Jalapeño, Feta and Basil. In typical fashion, I didn’t follow it exactly and added diced onion and grape tomatoes, so if you want the actual recipe, go … Continue reading

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A Good Day

Markers of a good day. A Cape day. Early morning walk. Impossibly blue sky. Salt scented breezes. Gently tossing boats in Megansett Harbor. And for lunch, thickly sliced farm stand tomatoes. mayo,  homemade bread. Evening of lobster and laughter. Gift of … Continue reading

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Captured Moment

brief moment in time on a peaceful sunset stroll a porch by the sea

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Singing the Blues

Bluefish gets a bad rap. It’s not your average flaky white fish that gains general favor. It’s most likely to be referred to as “oily” or “fishy.” The trick with bluefish is that it has to be incredibly fresh. If … Continue reading

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Quintessential Quebec

  When I think of Quebec City, I’ll remember the flowers. This magical city encased in snow and ice so much of the year blooms with color in July. I’ll remember our daily forays that all seemed to lead uphill. … Continue reading

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