Out & About

Island Creek Oyster Bar – Burlington

By On January 26, 2017

If you are a fan of oysters, then you have undoubtedly tasted the omnipresent Island Creek Oysters that appear on menus across the country.  What started as an oyster farming business has grown… Read More

Recipes

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu with Pappardelle

By On January 19, 2017

Over the holidays, I was chatting with some friends who read my blog.  They both asked if I could come up with some slow cooker recipes, especially for the winter months when… Read More

Out & About

Two Coves Farm & Five Pine Farm raising grass-fed beef together in Maine

By On January 11, 2017

Have you ever dreamed of being something else “when you grow up” as I like to say? The first person who modeled for me that life was a series of mini-episodes was my… Read More

Recipes

Turkey Meatball & Kale Soup

By On January 5, 2017

Happy New Year!  I hope this first post of 2017 finds you rested from the hectic holiday season!  Are you ready for the new year?  Have you made any resolutions?  I’ve mentioned… Read More

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It’s A Wrap 2016!

By On December 22, 2016

What are you cooking up for the holidays?  Winnie would like to know… Hard to believe that we are at the end of another year, oh Kitchen Scout subscribers!  The blog’s 3rd… Read More

Recipes

Cranberry-Jalapeno Salsa

By On December 15, 2016

Fresh cranberries are transformed into the most delicious and festive salsa that can be served over whipped goat cheese or cream cheese. Bring this to your next holiday party and I… Read More

Recipes

Salted Chocolate Date Bites

By On December 8, 2016

Last April, we were invited to dinner at the home of some friends that we don’t see too often.  When we had last spent some time together, our hostess mentioned that occasionally… Read More

Recipes

Salmon with Orange Marmalade & Thyme

By On December 1, 2016

The only person I ever knew who ate orange marmalade on the regular was my father’s mother, Araxie.  We lived with my grandmother at her Cape house for a month every summer… Read More

Recipes

Maple Roasted Carrot Salad

By On November 17, 2016

Let me ask a question. Do you have salad with your Thanksgiving meal? My mother used to prepare a garden salad for our dinner almost every night that I can remember. Nothing… Read More

Recipes

Easy Spanokopita Tart

By On November 10, 2016

I don’t want to bring politics into this blog, but this has been a week to end all weeks for this nation.  Launching into a little discussion about wilting spinach and making… Read More