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Memere’s crepes are a special treat, usually enjoyed at our family holiday brunch. I’m still not quite sure how she makes these, though today I called her to get the recipe… When Memere makes these for a gathering, she prepares … Continue reading
During the winter I miss grilling. I guess what I really mean is that I miss the easy preparation and letting my husband grill… Last weekend we decided it was time try the special spice rub my Uncle Leo gave … Continue reading
This is a family favorite around the holidays, and another of my grandmother’s specialties. Aside from Mémère‘s house, I have only seen this candy in a few fancy candy stores.
I am not certain where my mother found this recipe, but it was a family favorite when I was growing up. I still make a batch occasionally, and have given the recipe a few of my own twists:
This is yet another variation of the granola bar recipe I have been making every couple of weeks. This time I added an extra 1/2 c. of coconut, and substituted one bag of Trader Joe’s dried chile spiced pineapples for … Continue reading
I’m not quite sure what possessed me to purchase this product for my husband’s Christmas stocking. Had I read the ingredients and nutritional information on the label while in the store, he would not have been the laughing recipient of … Continue reading
I have never foraged for fiddleheads on my own, but I know several people who do. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension has created a video to help correctly identify the ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris). For now, I’m enjoying the … Continue reading
Lately I have been making a lot of homemade granola bars. This time around, I wanted to try something different, while still creating a healthful snack.
This year I tried a different approach to roasting our Thanksgiving turkey, using a combination of ideas found online. First I made a mixture of three minced fresh garlic cloves, 2 tbsp. softened butter, and 2 tsp. of dried rosemary, … Continue reading