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A Farm Dinner with the Past

In H is for Hawk, Helen MacDonald writes: “I once asked my friends if they’d ever held things that gave them a …

Warm muffin. Cold milk. Yum!

Nana’s Blueberry Muffins

One of my favorite family memories is my paternal grandmother’s blueberry muffins. Nana, Lithuanian by heritage, was a diminutive tornado. Standing barely …

A rite of Summer: Tomato, mozzarella and basil salad

Rite of Summer

One of the best things of summer are home grown tomatoes. Eating that first home grown tomato salad with mozzarella and fresh …

Sweet Pea Flan with Wild Mushrooms

Peas Be With You

I have always loved fresh peas. I love their color. I love their taste. And yes, I even like to shell them. …

Kick Ass Strawberry Jam

Kick Ass Strawberry Jam

For the last 10 or so Memorial Day weekends, my sweet love, Christopher John, and I have made strawberry jam together. I’m …