Category Archives: Commentary

Poultry Bone Broth Essentials

Making bone broth is something I’ve grown to love over the last three or so years.  It is so rich and tasty; and yes, in a pinch for a specific recipe, you can use one of those boxed (preferably low-sodium) broths … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Not Your Average Joe’s

A friend and I, while doing some quick shopping a few weeks ago  in the mall in Burlington, Massachusetts, knew we had to eat some lunch.  We first popped into one location (whose name I’ve mercifully forgotten — mercifully for … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken – My Take

My favorite pastured chicken these days comes from Camp’s Road Farm, New Milford, Connecticut.  I just got a five pound bird a couple  past weekends ago, liver, gizzard and neck included.  (Somehow the heart seems to have slipped out, but usually … Continue reading

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Foodie News: Food for Thought, Take One

Foodie News is going to be a once-a-month (sometimes less if there’s nothing out there that strikes my fancy to point you at or talk about) feature here.  It won’t show up more often than that.   http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/10/01/352771618/from-kale-to-pale-ale-a-love-of-bitter-may-be-in-your-genes   Is “bitter” … Continue reading

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Cedar-Wrapped Grilled Fish, with Grilled Scalloped Potatoes

  I just discovered these cedar wraps at my local Whole Wallet, and they sounded like a good idea.  You get eight per pack, and a long length of twine.  They work like cedar planks on your grilled fish, but … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: The Causeway, Glouchester, MA (with a farmers’ market digression…)

First off, I haven’t gotten to a farmer’s market in about three weeks, which bites, but here I am, showing off my wares from THREE of them — one from my own town on Friday (not much selection, but the … Continue reading

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Lobster Salad with Tomalley Dressing

As you’ve probably gathered by now, I tend to eat everything except the squeak on things I cook. They had a Fourth of July sale on lobster near by, so I bought one for eating later the following week.  I … Continue reading

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