The Kitchen Scout

Sunshine Bars

By On March 15, 2018

Growing up, I had quite a collection of stuffed animals and dolls that I used to sleep with at night.  They were lined up next to me, taking up the majority of… Read More


Quinoa “Risotto” with Shrimp and Asparagus

By On March 8, 2018

I am writing while watching snowflakes fall outside.  I know it’s early March, but winter is welcome to take its leave any time.  I want to feel the warm sun on my… Read More


Weekend in Woodstock

By On February 22, 2018

Last Fall, my husband and I participated in a golf tournament in memory of our brother-in-law’s dear brother, Bob who passed away a few years ago.  Proceeds from the tournament support a fund… Read More

Out & About

Some Kitchen Essentials

By On February 15, 2018

Back in January, our niece asked me for some advice on how to round out her wedding registry.  I was so excited to peek at her choices and offer my suggestions based… Read More


Bacon and Egg Risotto

By On February 8, 2018

On very rare occasions when I was growing up, my mother would prepare breakfast for dinner.  The menu was typically bacon and eggs accompanied by Thomas’s English Muffins. Family breakfast was not just… Read More


In Conversation with Emily Keneally, Founder of Alice Walk

By On January 30, 2018

Have you ever had a shopping experience you either walked away from completely frustrated by and empty handed, or with a hole in your wallet?  I definitely have and so it was… Read More


Turkey Luleh Kebabs

By On January 18, 2018

Last fall, my husband and I spent a weekend in Maine with some very dear friends and members of their family.  It was a mix and match kind of weekend with people… Read More


Roasted Broccoli and Parmesan Soup

By On January 11, 2018

Happy New Year!  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! I have been a little slow getting back to the blog in 2018.  Let me tell what has been happening. First,… Read More

Out & About

It’s a Wrap, 2017!

By On December 14, 2017

With next Friday being so close to the Christmas holiday, I am going to do my annual “It’s a Wrap” post this week before things get crazy around here.  As is my… Read More


Southwest King Ranch Casserole

By On December 7, 2017

This week’s recipe is a serious departure from last week’s relatively healthy and light Wild Cod Burgers. However, there is a method to my madness. Until a few weeks ago, I had… Read More


Wild Cod Burgers

By On November 30, 2017

How was your Thanksgiving?  The holiday came and went so fast and bam, here we are in December.  Let the festivities begin! Our seasonal decor is in the infancy stage so far.… Read More

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Giving Thanks

By On November 23, 2017

Hello friends, It wasn’t my plan to write a new post this week.  I am not here to advise you on how to use your Thanksgiving leftovers or provide you with a… Read More