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The Promise

By On April 20, 2017

It is a simply glorious morning as I am writing this post.  The sun is shining, the air is cool and crisp and my favorite trees, our Donald Wyman crabapples are starting… Read More

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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

Annual Wrap Ups

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

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Where Women Cook

By On September 8, 2016

Last February, I received a voicemail from Matthew Mead who is a lifestyle guru, author, photographer and stylist.  He is also the official food photographer for the Associated Press and has his own… Read More


Links Friday

By On September 1, 2016

Remember a few weeks ago when I wrote this post about not really having anything to write about?  I suggested that rather than admit that it was a quiet week, I could… Read More

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Letting Go

By On July 21, 2016

You know, I had an idea for this week’s post.  And then I had another idea, and still one more. I plotted and planned how I might execute the two recipes I… Read More

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Photo Friday

By On July 7, 2016

I hope everyone enjoyed their Fourth of July weekend!  I heard from several of you that you made the Sauteed Onion & Yogurt Dip with great success.  As always, I thank you… Read More

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Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market

By On January 21, 2016

When you hear the words “Farmers’ Market”, does your mind drift to summer?  Until last March, mine definitely did. But then through the magic of social media, I discovered a Winter Farmers’… Read More

Annual Wrap Ups

It’s a Wrap, 2015!

By On December 17, 2015

And so, since the next two Fridays are actual holidays, I decided to "wrap it up" and make this my final Kitchen Scout post for 2015. Hooray for year two! … Read More

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By On November 26, 2015

I hadn't planned to write a post for this week. For the first time since starting the blog almost two years ago, I was going to give myself permission to take… Read More


In the Bag

By On October 29, 2015

A couple of weeks ago, I spent the morning with my good friend, Ellen. She invited me to join her in attending a master class at Berklee College of Music in… Read More

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Copper Kettle Bakery

By On October 8, 2015

About a month ago, I logged into my Word Press to find a comment on a post from last Spring. I did not know the person who commented, yet she told me… Read More