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Watermelon Sippers

A watermelon goes a long way in a house of two. (Technically we’re a house of three, but the third member of our house is a dog with no taste for fruit.) We tend to juice a lot of the … Continue reading

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Salad Days

We’re having a lazy summer, at least post wise. We’ve been revisiting a number of our favorite recipes to use up garden produce and we’ve been eating a lot of salads. Lots and lots of salads. Having some nice cold … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: The Summer Sandwich Edition

Nothing says summer like a fresh tomato, especially when it’s between two toasty slices of bread. This week’s Sunday Suppers is an ode to the summer sandwich that glorious handheld bit of heaven whose time is way too short. Eggplant … Continue reading

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Summer Eats

Summer may come at the same time each year, but summer weather down here almost always arrives by mid Spring. Here are some of our favorite summer eats — heavy on the tomatoes, corn, zucchini and peppers. Roasted Tomato Pasta … Continue reading

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Summer Sips

Summer is just around the corner for many of you. It arrived for us about to weeks ago, which is pretty late for these parts. What makes a good summer drink? Well it helps to have lots of fruit and … Continue reading

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Spring Sipping Favorites

To us spring means strawberries and light drinks, sparkling and otherwise. Here are some of our favorites: Cucumber Coolers Strawberry Mezcaritas Grapefruit Spritzers Strawberry Mojitos Pimm’s Cup

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Sunday Suppers: Shaking Off Winter

Is your grill still covered in snow? Then maybe bookmark this one for later. Spring is in full swing down here. Don’t be jealous. By mid-April we’ll probably need to turn our AC. Artichoke Bowls Grilled Truffled Fingerling Potatoes Salmon … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: When Does Spring Arrive?

We’re ready to plant, to start counting down the days until the farmers market is open, to actually be pleased with the way produce in the store looks, for those first leaves of arugula to pop up in the garden. … Continue reading

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Butter Roasted Chicken with Seasonal Root Vegetables

We keep our roasted chicken simple. It doesn’t take many ingredients for a bird to sing. This recipe makes the most of root vegetables and gives turnips a bit of sweetness. Feel free to add carrots, onions or your other … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Hot Cider with Rye

Here is a great drink to warm up the soul. Remember to make a fresh batch of biscotti or polish off the old one. Hot Cider and Rye 2 oz rye whiskey per glass 4 cups fresh apple cider 1 … Continue reading

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