The day of love approaches and our stores are now blooming in vibrant reds and pinks. Chocolates, hearts, flowers, and cards abound! For some this brings on a sense of pressure, for others sadness, more yet are thrilled, while plenty don’t even notice the day’s passing (or they wouldn’t if it weren’t for the barrage […]
As featured during our most recent “Connecting with Food” workshop!
My Scottish heritage means the world to me. It started with a genealogy fascination, and then I had the chance to go to Scotland itself! I was seventeen and being in Scotland felt more like home than New England did. When I returned three years later, this time on my own, I was slightly worried […]
Traditions abound in my family and every Thanksgiving of my life carries with it the memories of sitting around the table with a large and boisterous group. Babies have grown to adults, elders have passed on and we cling to tradition. Thanksgivings of my childhood were spent a mere quarter mile down the road at […]
My paternal grandmother, Laura Jean Ross Jones, was born on a farm in 84, Pennsylvania. Yes, 84, PA, home of 84 Lumber, a small town south of Pittsburgh, PA. Her father, Frank Ross was a farmer and banker and lost a lot of money during the Great Depression. My grandmother was a baker, she made […]
It is common around the holidays to think of our families, both those who are with us and others who have passed away. As the costumed festival of Halloween passes I have spent some time contemplating the other side of Halloween; remembering the dead. In my family food has always been a common language and […]
Print Apple Crisp Servings 6 people Ingredients 4 Cups Mixed Apple Varieties Cut into small pieces 2 TBS Lemon Juice or Apple Cider 1/3 plus 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar Divided 1/2 Cup Rolled Oats Not quick cook 1/4 Cup Unbleached White Flour 1 TSP Cinnamon 1/4 TSP Nutmeg Pinch Salt 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter […]
Print Spicy Breakfast Quesadilla Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 6 minutes Total Time 11 minutes Servings 2 people Ingredients 4 Large Eggs 4 oz Cabot Clothbound Cheddar grated and divided in two portions 1 Small green or red pepper Chopped 1 Small Jalapeno pepper Seeded and Minced 2 Scallions Minced 1 TBS Unsalted […]