Food

Pasta & veggies, simple and tasty

I watched my friend prepare a pasta and vegetable dish one night that was out of this world. Martha Beck is a foodie who’s done it all in the kitchen. She doesn’t think anything of …

Fried fish hearkens back to childhood

My mother used to fry breaded flounder in an electric frying pan and it was so delicious. We lived on Long Island and everyone in the family, except for me, was a big fish eater. My two brothers …

Hair salon a hot spot for recipes

If you want to find out anything about anything, go get your hair done. My No. 1 source on all facets of life is my hairdresser, Patty Lumley, who operates Patty’s Place in …

Humbled by ziti flop

Years ago, I interviewed the coolest chef ever, in Tully. He had just opened a restaurant — and showed off his desserts as part of the interview. The confections blew my mind. This was …

Now’s a good time to turn to turkey

My daughter said she and her husband have been getting into turkey burgers. I used to make them years ago, when the kids were in school. Back then, money was tight. Ground turkey has a lot less …

Woman needs to simplify chicken

I’m loving my new bird suet. Homemade, thank you very much — thanks to McGraw School & Community Cookbook Vol. No. 2. I had three empty suet cages next to my feeder and all the …

My grandson says his favorite ice cream ever is pumpkin ice cream. Where did this 5-year-old eat this? He’s got a huge family. It could have been at another grandma’s house or maybe …

Groton woman’s flexible dishes

The other day I saw a bag of lemons I bought last week in the vegetable drawer. “Lemon-oat scones,” I said to myself. That’s why I bought them. And here a whole week has gone by …

Good Food winners again

Dave Dougherty said you can’t go wrong when you put three ingredients together: beets, garlic and ginger. “They are the three powerhouses,” the Truxton man said. That’s …

Little Edibles

People really go for macaroni and cheese. That’s a regular response in Monday’s “Look in the Window” man on the street interview. We ask, “What is your favorite …

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