1 + 1 = Yum!

Add one part locally-sourced (and aren’t we blessed to live here?) clams… Plus one part weekly-bounty from Farm River Farm… Get: divine Rhode Island Clam Chowder (see recipe here): Vegetable photo courtesy of Farm River Farm.

The Time Has Come, the Walrus Said, to Talk of Many Things

The sun was shining on the sea, Shining with all his might: He did his very best to make The billows smooth and bright — And this was odd, because it was The middle of the night. The moon was shining sulkily, Because she thought the sun Had got no business to be there After […]

Friday Foodie: Hearty Soup

I think it was snowstorm #17 this winter that had me craving a nice, hearty soup. When I happened to catch a Food Network show about soup and saw this recipe, I knew I had to try it! So glad I did — it was exactly what the doctor would have ordered if she was […]

Friday Foodie: Brussels Sprouts

Hi. My name is Jen, and I am addicted to brussels sprouts. This should come as no surprise; I get re-addicted every winter. But this year is different. This year, I’ve discovered a new recipe that is SO GOOD, I am now alternating between grocery stores so no one suspects the depths of my dependency. […]

Friday Foodie: Pasta Bolognese

One of the (few) drawbacks of being single is that you tend to stick to a selection of meals built for one. Combined with an assortment of local take-out menus, that repertoire of easy meals goes a long way. But for us foodies at heart, there is always the Wish List of recipes we can’t […]

Far Away Memories

One of my earliest memories is the smell of Indian food and the taste of cardamom pods. When I was three or four years old, my parents were invited to dinner at the home of the Indian couple who lived in the apartment below ours. I remember, very clearly, the sounds of grown-up conversation mixed […]