Category Archives: Spring

Shortbread with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote and Downeast Rhubarb Lore

I just passed somewhat of a milestone birthday and the other weekend I went home to Maine visit my family and celebrate. For my birthday dinner, in honor of the new decade I am living in which I am determined … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Masterpiece: Fritatta with Caramelized Onions and Watercress Salad

I did not even shop for groceries last week. I had no time to plan my meals or any time to make it to the Food Co-Op. Thankfully, I had enough in my fridge that I was able to cobble … Continue reading

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Mini Mid-Week Masterpiece: Rhubarb Berry Crumble

Perhaps I should start a new category, Midweek inspiration? Midweek meals? What do you think? You may have noticed that I am not a huge dessert person. I like a little sweet once in awhile, but nothing too much, thanks. … Continue reading

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Midweek Masterpiece: Homemade Polenta with Ramp Pesto, Seared Brussels Sprouts, and Italian Sausage

You may have noticed that the voice on this blog is sounding a little one sided. “I thought there were supposed to be two cooks?” you may be saying to yourself (we only hope you read so often as to … Continue reading

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Magical Midweek Mango Salad with Quinoa and Black Beans

Sometimes kitchen inspiration strikes when you have the least amount of time, but the right combination of ingredients in the fridge and a particular taste in mind. Remember how I wrote that entry about lightening up for spring? One thing … Continue reading

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Lighten Up for Spring

Somewhere that is not New York City it is already spring. On the Frenchie fashion blogs les filles are blogging about their open toed shoes and cute, light weight spring clothes. On the foodie blogs bloggers from California, the Southern … Continue reading

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Springtime Brunch Ideas

Like most New Yorkers, I love brunch. However, like most broke New Yorkers I am of two minds about brunch when it comes to price. Brunch can either be a. a good deal and a great way to check out … Continue reading

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