There are some winter nights that just beg for comfort food, and for me, anything with potatoes always work.
Always searching for new recipes ideas, a special on a restaurant blackboard caught me eye, and inspired me to create this recipe for Chicken Parmesan Quesadillas. Our family loves quesadillas. They are a quick and
Like most Americans, after the excess indulging of the holiday season, in January I resolve to be more mindful of my calories and health. I know the key to maintaining a healthy body and mind
What does the New Year hold for us foodies, committed localvores or just plain good eaters? I love perusing food magazines, surfing the web, studying restaurant menus and watching consumers for ideas of what may
According to many cultural traditions, New Year’s Day supper will bring you good fortune in the year to come. Traditions vary by culture, but there are pockets of striking similarities and six major foods: grapes,
As a nutritionist I’m really concerned about Santa’s health. He may have a bunch of talented elves, but someone has to do the heavy thinking.
When my family was younger, the holiday season inspired many days happily cooking away in the kitchen preparing gifts for teachers, swim coaches, debate teams and others. The house would be filled with the heavenly
Chowder is such a comforting food. Traditionally a dish for the working class and fishing people, New England style chowda, is believed to have originated in Newfoundland. In those days, Breton fisherman would throw a
Turkey is such versatile meat; high in nutrients, and easy to use to create delicious encore meals. Once the meat has been picked from the bone, be sure to save the carcass of the bird.
Tender, sweet and delectable “mini” little cabbages, Brussel sprouts are one of my favorite vegetables.
With the holiday season approaching, I’m scouting for quick, easy and healthy snacks that I can bake to share.
Fish soup is one of the most ancient dishes of the Mediterranean, and every coastal town has its own traditional version.
Early Greeks and Romans are believed to be among the first cultivators of mushrooms, using them in a wide variety of savory dishes.
Since raising rabbits is an important component of our organic farm plan for building the soil, rabbit is quite often on the menu at our house.
“I cannot get by without Poppy Seed Dressing though I’m personally tired of it,” wrote Helen Corbitt in 1974.
Every month, I have the opportunity to showcase the delicious Maine foods in season and cook a meal for 200 folks.
I love the autumn season, especially just before the first frost. Nature puts on her most glorious show of beauty.
There are many characteristics about French cuisine that I deeply admire, and one of them is the Grand Aioli.
Who doesn’t love a muffin? Fragrant and steaming from the oven, a freshly baked muffin elevates eggs at breakfast to a literal feast. Muffins are a delicious match for the morning coffee break, and a
There is a new affection in my life; rich and buttery, fragrant and seductive, I’m in love with Toasted Sesame and Maple Dressing. The affair first started with a simple noodle salad marketed by the
The peach season is here! My husband jokes I need a bumper sticker warning that I brake quickly for fresh peaches! Right behind apples and oranges, peaches are the third most popular fruit in America.
We seem to be swimming in beans these days. The vines continue to grow upward, like Jack’s beanstalk, the white and bright red blossoms relentlessly visited by buzzing pollinators, with both pencil thin and plump
Like many Maine families, our home becomes a “bed and breakfast” during the summer time. Friends and relatives all want to visit our beautiful state, enjoy the sunny days and balmy nights. August becomes a
Savory soup, brimming with flavor and garden-fresh vegetables, is easy to prepare and satisfying to the soul. It’s a great pick-me-up, a civilized way to start a meal, or an elegant finale when served as