Category Archives: Breads

Squash Your Neighbors and Live to Tell About it!

We Americans do love our holidays, do we not? No longer is it enough for grateful families merely to raise our glasses to fête the lamentably sacrificed turkey on Thanksgiving day, followed by a happy afternoon wrapped to the gills … Continue reading

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Summertime, Summertime, Sum-Sum-Summertime….

Throw open a window and poke your head outside! You just may hear a familiar sound chattering through the atmosphere, announcing that summer is in full swing. With timing as precise and predictable as the robins that arrive to bob … Continue reading

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Simple Family Fare: Recipes From my Ancient Bread Files You Won’t Want to Miss.

Today, three recipes that fill perfectly that need for a homey morning “bread” recipe with aromas that transport everyone back to their grandmother’s kitchen. These are recipes that have delighted my own family for more years than I can remember. … Continue reading

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Carnitas From my Boston Bunker

I spent the entire of last week holed up in blissful comfort on the South Shore of Boston, having narrowly escaped the storm that devastated the entire state of Connecticut in my absence. Pure dumb luck, as I had travelled … Continue reading

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Everything’s Comin’ up Orange.

OK, so I forgot to mention that I have more than one obsession. Shoot me. In addition to my love of butterscotch (and, if I think about it, probably ahead of it), I love all things citrus. So, as with … Continue reading

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Welcome to New England!

Most of you who live in other parts of the country probably know that New England is the home of Boston Baked Beans (it’s not called “Beantown” for nothing, after all), Boston Brown Bread (you know, the stuff that comes … Continue reading

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Food to Survive (and Thrive) On

Hi everyone, welcome to my (at last) blog. No more promises. This is it, the good, the bad, and the I-can’t-stand-learning-all-this-blogging-crap ugly. I hope you can live with it. I know I’ll have to, because today is the drop-dead deadline … Continue reading

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