Baby it’s getting cold outside and there is a big, giant storm en-route. These weather indicators mean that it is time for soups, stews, chowders and chilis.
Tender pears, tart cherries and bright apricots are slow cooked to create a delicious fruit dessert.
During blueberry season, I often make clafoutis as a dessert for dinner parties. Jersey blues are early this year, so I made one last night for dessert and enjoyed the leftovers for breakfast. What is clafoutis you ask? Read on…
We couldn’t let “Eat Beans Day” get past us without a call to action—eat more beans, people! Here’s why…and how…
It has been a wee bit warm in Maine lately, so warm that I have not been inclined to spend time cooking. When the thermometer hits 80, I turn to my grill and my slow cooker for sustenance. In the summer months, we enjoy a lot of meal salads. This Chinese chicken salad is one […]
Are you worried about the lack of gluten-free fare at the upcoming cocktail party or school event? We suggest you bring this party mix along. Come to think of it, you may have to make an extra batch because everyone will happily dig into this savory treat and it makes a fabulous lunch box snack.
If your family is fond classic Chinese flavors like sesame, garlic and ginger, this recipe is for you. My children kept stealing samples while I tried to snap a few photos.
Slow Cookers and baked beans are a match made in Heaven. The smoky flavor of the paprika and a bit of olive oil fill in nicely for the traditional salt pork or bacon in this vegetarian recipe.
Pulled Pork is ideally suited for slow cooking. The tougher, budget-friendly cuts of pork really benefit from a long, slow cook. This is a new recipe for me that I tried on a whim when it was my job to deliver pulled pork sandwiches to 12 hungry SMCC culinary students. There were no leftovers!
Last week, we had a spell of very unseasonably hot weather for Maine, we’re talking 80 degrees in March. You will get no complaints from me. In fact we decided to celebrate our son’s 11th birthday with a cookout, complete with baked beans, coleslaw and grilled chicken.