Sweetened only with pure maple syrup, this slow-cooked egg custard makes a simple ending to a spring meal.
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Corned Beef and Cabbage has been a cherished family dinner as long as I can remember. My Irish grandmother made it for St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and through the years the tradition continued as a birthday dinner for my brother. My husband would happily eat corned beef twice a week if I cooked it. I […]
Cozy, comforting potatoes and ham in the slow cooker—perfect on chilly day (or really any day)
Blizzards, winter storms, gale warnings…February has given us a wallop of winter weather and with that a whole lot of soup. Unlike a summer minestrone that is made with a variety of garden vegetables including juicy, red tomatoes, our winter minestrone uses canned tomatoes and adds potatoes instead of pasta—not only to keep it gluten-free, […]
Here in Maine we are digging out of a giant snowstorm/blizzard (and yes, expecting some more snow in the next day or so…sigh). All the effort of clearing the snow off our cars and driveways, porches, decks and walkways deserves a reward. A warm bowl of Slow Cooker Kielbasa and Cabbage is appropriate necessary. It’s […]
No matter what you choose to make for Valentine’s dinner, finishing the meal with a swoon-inducing dessert like this rich and silky Dark Chocolate Fondue for Two certainly helps set the tone for a romantic evening. There’s something seductive about chocolate fondue, don’t you think? Maybe it’s the luscious, smooth texture of the melted chocolate, […]
Beef, Bean and Bacon stew is perfect for a busy workday because it can withstand a long cook time…get it going early and come home to dinner.
Tex-Mex flavors are a party favorite, and this Super Slow-Cooker Taco Dip is a magnet on the buffet table. In this case, what’s good for the guests is good for the cook, too, since it’s a snap to put together, can be easily adapted for a bigger crowd, and stays nice and warm in the […]
A hearty bowl of soup nourishes body and soul, especially in Maine during January. This Vegetable and Brown Rice soup is a winter staple in our house, it comes together with basic pantry ingredients and can be served as prepared or enhanced as you wish. After I took some beauty shots of this soup, I […]