Category Archives: Food

Sunday’s and baking

Just a few words on Sunday’s of late (before wedding season kicks in). They have been full of what normally I would be doing mid winter, not (pretty much first day of spring type-thing). Because of the cold weather here in New England, and the snow that fell last weekend, ive mostly been feeling like…

HomeMade Pretzel Rolls

Every once in a while I crave those hot street pretzels you buy on the streets in NYC. I grew up looking forward to one every time I stepped out of the Museum of Natural History n a cold winter day. Bakery’s in CT just don’t make warm pretzels (or if they do tell me…

holiday cocktails

I thought I would share with you one of my new favorite cocktails for the holidays. It’s light and refreshing, and very pretty and festive. A friend served it up a few weeends ago. The recipe is pretty simple, fruit juice (we used grapefruit) prosecco, and fresh herbs, with a splash of soda. The key was…

Saturday morning pancakes

SLOW SATURDAY MONRINGS   I rarely enjoy a slow Saturday morning.  But now that wedding season has ended, I am able to enjoy cooking in the morning again! I have time to myself on Saturday mornings. Since the change in the weather, it has been so cozy to putter around on saturday mornings with the…

summer heirloom gazpacho

Hello September! How did you get here? While the official end of summer isn’t for a few more weeks, Its still warm enough to indulge in some garden fresh gazpacho. I thought I would jump on the blog and share this soup inspired by a NYT’s recipe.  Can you believe that summer is unofficially over?…

Summer panzanella salad recipe

It’s been way to hot to properly cook inside. With temps in the 90’s for days, my kitchen is already sweltering (hello old 1734 house with no ac). So I thought I’d share a salad I made last week, that I plan on making again and again throughout these hot days! This is a fairly…

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