Maine, The Way Summer Should Be

Maine, The Way Summer Should Be. For a memorable weekend or even an entire summer of old fashioned fun, there is no better place to be than Maine in the summer.  A leisurely walk along the rugged, picturesque coastline can lead out to a point where you might discover a lighthouse, a hidden cove or […]

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Salmon With Crunchy Peanut Ginger Sauce

This Asian inspired dish of Salmon With Crunchy Peanut Ginger Sauce will delight your taste buds. The salmon is first pan seared to develop a crispy crust. It is then drizzled with a savory, sweet and slightly spicy sauce, topped with crunchy chopped peanuts and finished in the oven. The result is a salmon dish that is […]

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The Secret To A Great Tomato

The secret to a great tomato is to grow it yourself. Whether you have one pot growing outside your backdoor or a large vegetable garden in the country, there is nothing as rewarding as the flavor of a freshly picked and sliced tomato, sprinkled with a little sea salt and perhaps drizzled with extra virgin […]

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Wine and Cheese Tasting In The Cellar

I love inviting friends over on short notice for a casual evening together. Since we were getting ready to  head up to our summer cottage in Maine, I thought an impromptu wine and cheese tasting in our wine cellar would be a lot of fun and require very little work. Follow me downstairs…I can always open […]

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