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5 Savory Crowd Pleasers for Any Party

Posted June 28, 2016

Have you ever been to one of those parties where you leave talking about the food? This has happened to me on numerous occasions: homemade caramel popcorn on movie night, bacon-wrapped dates at book club, and a cucumber and tomato…

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7 Ways to Grill for a Smokin’ Good Summer Day

Posted May 24, 2016

Let’s dust off the grill, shall we? With spring comes tulips, ramps, sunshine, and our dear old friend, the backyard. If someone can tell me one thing that doesn’t benefit from the smoke and sear of a grill I’ll hand over my next vacation…

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Tomato Lobster Sauce

Posted September 17, 2015

Lobsters are my September indulgence. After a long season of growing, preserving, and processing the summer harvest for the colder months, I’m exhausted and need a little break. Instead of crawling up into a ball and retreating to the back of the barn, I…

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Lobster Stock

Posted September 17, 2015

Wait! Before you discard all those beautiful lobster shells, think about all of the amazing dishes you’re missing out on that need lobster stock to make. Now take a moment–and a few ingredients and a little patience–to create this unique stock. You’ll thank…

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Easy Oyster Stew

Posted March 11, 2015

This is one of the last dairy- and meat-filled dishes I enjoyed before embarking on my plant-based food journey in January. It’s probably the one I miss the most. Let me tell you a bit about this plant-based food journey.…

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Grilled Peach, Corn and Prosecco Mussels

Posted September 18, 2014

Crossover dishes have my heart this week and this one is just so special. Mussels cuddle up to late summer produce in a sparkling broth that says, “sure, it’s almost soup season but let’s keep the prosecco thing going a…

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Earl Grey & Gin Cured Salmon Appetizer Toasts

Posted September 11, 2014

I first found smoked fish when living in Manhattan; every Jewish-style deli worth its weight offered a great option. Smoked mussels were popular at my Maine wedding. And now, I generally only eat smoked salmon during layovers at London’s Heathrow…

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Grilled Oysters with Herb Butter

Posted July 14, 2014

It’s summer and like I said in this post for Beef, Stout & Oyster Pie last week, I am oyster-crazy right now. Once grilled, small oysters take on an sweeter, concentrated note. And topped with herb butter, well, it’s basically…

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