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  • Braised Cabbage with Apples, Onions and Caraway
    New and Improved!

    Braised Cabbage with Apples, Onions and Caraway <br> New and Improved!

    I posted a version of this recipe over four years ago, on January 30, 2006. In that post I said: "This simple preparation is one of the longest runnin...



  • Ciabatta - Crusty Italian-Style Bread

    Ciabatta - Crusty Italian-Style Bread

    I love good bread and I've been baking my own my whole adult life – although living in Portland one gets spoiled by the excellent breads available fro...



  • Cream of Asparagus Soup with Tomato-Basil Coulis

    Cream of Asparagus Soup with Tomato-Basil Coulis

    I have a special connection with fresh, local asparagus. My mother, who was raised in a faraway time (1920's and 30's) in a rural village in Ohio, was...



  • Fiddleheads


    Fiddleheads are one of a rapidly dwindling list of foods harvested or gathered in the wild, instead of produced by the agricultural industry. Fresh be...



  • Graham Crackers with a Kick

    Graham Crackers with a Kick

    We love cheese in this house and lately we've been sampling our way through the aged artisan cheeses being made up the road at Hahn's End. We usually ...



  • Grilled Baby Vidalia Onions

    Grilled Baby Vidalia Onions

    I've been on an onion binge lately...and there's more to come. These beautiful baby vidalia's turned up in the market last week and I jumped on them. ...



  • Hearty Lentil Stew with Sausage and Broccoli

    Hearty Lentil Stew with Sausage and Broccoli

    We love this dish, with its zesty Italian flavor, and we love how the nutrition numbers fit so well in our glucose- and weight-control plans! And did ...



  • Homemade Applesauce

    Homemade Applesauce

    This quick and tasty applesauce recipe has become a standbye in our house from September to early November. We love it on our oatmeal in the morning ...



  • Killer Coleslaw

    Killer Coleslaw

    Every home cook needs a killer coleslaw recipe to bring to potluck suppers and picnics. It seems so simple that most people don't seem to pay much att...



  • Lobster / Shrimp Broth

    Lobster / Shrimp Broth

    This lobster/shrimp broth is an important ingredient in my kitchen and I almost always have several containers of it on hand in the freezer. It provid...



  • Maine Shrimp Spring Rolls

    Maine Shrimp Spring Rolls

    We're always looking for a new way to use our beloved Maine shrimp. Thankfully, the season this year goes until May 29 so I've got plenty of time to c...



  • Oysters Rockefeller Bites

    Oysters Rockefeller Bites

    There are about as many recipes for oysters Rockefeller as there are varieties of oyster. Most include bread crumbs, cheese, butter, cream or some com...



  • Roasted Cauliflower with Garam Masala

    Roasted Cauliflower with Garam Masala

    This simple side dish is extremely popular in our house. Not only is the subtle spice of the garam masala a nice change of pace, but also we love the ...



  • Roasted Cauliflower with Tomato, Garlic and Basil

    Roasted Cauliflower with Tomato, Garlic and Basil

    This recipe – which has the power to convert even the most militant cauliflower-resister – was developed by transposing an old favorite Indian recipe ...



  • Rosemary Rutabaga Fries

    Rosemary Rutabaga Fries

    Now that we all know what rutabaga is, we can think about all the wonderful things we can do with it. These "fries," which are actually baked, are a t...



  • Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Fresh Herbs

    Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Fresh Herbs

    In some of my other sprouts recipes I add in richness, texture and flavor with nuts or bacon but this one is pretty much sprouts forward, with complem...



  • Spicy Coleslaw

    Spicy Coleslaw

    One day about 15 years ago I was making coleslaw and I had the bright idea to add a spicy sauce I'd made for another dish to a conventional coleslaw r...