Chicken and Corn Quesadillas

There are probably only about half a million things to do with chicken and I’m going to add yet one more to the list. This recipe is another from the Tex-Mex collection that Josephine Belknap sent me a couple years ago. The original recipe called for crab, but Josephine crossed out the word crab and […]

Dylan’s Blueberry Pudding Cake

Good old blueberries which are now ripening. Where would we in Maine be without them? Pretty bereft, I suspect, of our annual festival, pie, cake, and crisp rituals. This pudding cake is the most recent of blueberry desserts to catch on in this household, brought here by my young friend Dylan Purington, who picked it […]

Quick, Easy Shrimp Dip

Spontaneous entertaining is fun but it can catch you with your appetizers down. A while ago, I figured I had the bases covered if I kept some Kalamata olives, toasted almonds, and cream cheese on hand. I could always make little balls of cream cheese and roll them in cracked pepper, or flatten them with […]