Cheerful Chives!

What to cook for supper: Tarragon Chicken

Posted on June 22, 2022

My latest “coffee-table” reading is Thomas Keller’s, “Ad-hoc at Home”, a collection of recipes that the acclaimed chef prepares when not cooking at one of his nine restaurants and bakeries. […]

Jimmy’s Potato Salad

Posted on June 08, 2022

I once owned and operated a specialty food store, catering company and small café on Central Street in Bangor, Maine.  My shop, located in in the heart of the city, […]

Creamed Mushrooms with Chives

Posted on April 27, 2022

There is nothing more welcoming in spring than a clump of fresh chives. The smallest species of the onion genus, Allium Schoenoprasum, is a choice edible herb, and the only […]

Cheerful Chives

Posted on May 01, 2012

I love the herbaceous perennial allium schoenoprasum or chives.  Their round, grass-like spears topped with bright purple bulbs are a cheerful harbinger of spring.  Chives will self-seed, and they grow […]

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