Preserved Lemon Tapenade

Preserved Lemon Tapenade adds zing to a simple dish like grilled chicken and is very easy to make. You can start with store bought preserved lemons but let me tell you how to make them yourself and save money. As we all know, lemons are a wonderful ingredient in food preparations. Because of the powerful essential oils […]

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Apples, Autumn’s Antique Delights

It is officially autumn and in New England that means apple picking. While most orchards may have a dozen or so well-known varieties, antique varieties are rarely found except at specialty orchards. Our orchard is one of the exceptions as it is planted with almost a hundred different varieties of heritage apples, sometimes called antique […]

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Garden To Table…Ripe Tomatoes

All summer long produce goes from the Garden To The Table…Ripe Tomatoes take center stage during the last days of summer in  my home. If your garden is flourishing, every flat surface in your kitchen is probably covered with tomatoes in various stages of ripening. It is one problem that most gardeners don’t seem to […]

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Idyllic Summer At The Lake

An Idyllic Summer At The Lake is all about enjoying nature’s beauty. There is a rocky shoreline, lined with tall majestic pines, and mountains in the far distance. You can hear the muffled sounds of gentle waves on the sandy beach mixed with the haunting call of loons. It may sound like the opening scene of […]

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