Post-Easter Ham and Egg Heaven

  Are you a ham for Easter kind of cook? Some prefer lamb, and these days asparagus is a must-have, and I am seeing fresh peas and spinach on Easte r menus offered up in print. In Maine, if you like to acquire local food, most years, and this year especially, fresh asparagus, spinach, and […]

Pumpkin Cake for Dessert

Time for dessert. We’ve been eating a lot of soup and squash casseroles and things made with beets here lately and we have earned a sweet treat. Only it will be made from some more of my winter-stored food supply, the pumpkins, which are going to get moldy if I don’t cook them. And happily, […]

Chocolate Bark for Your Valentine

It doesn’t say so on the calendar but I am pretty sure that February 14 is National Chocolate Eating Day. You might prefer a big green salad or slab of salmon for your sweetie but I bet most people will be looking around in the kitchen for a chocolate cupcake, cake, cookies, or candy. My […]