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Cider Jelly

Last month I made a double- batch of cider jelly.  The recipe comes from a book called Preserves.  As I wrote when I shared another recipe from this book, I like the inspiration, but the yields are listed in pounds … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pepper Jam 2.0

*Note I’m re-posting this today to take part in Robin’s Thursday’s Kitchen Cupboard. Find out how others are preserving and using their harvest at her site. Thanks for hosting it Robin!* I love the contrast of colors when the pepper … Continue reading

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Carrot Leek Soup

Carrot Leek Soup adapted from Soup: A Way of Life by Barbara Kafka 4 tbsp unsalted butter 1/2 to 3/4 tsp ground cardamom 3 medium or 4 small leeks 5 large carrots, peeled and sliced 1 medium potato, peeled and … Continue reading

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Lobster Bake

When we were Maine two weeks ago, a seafood place was just down the road.  We’d had boiled lobsters the night we arrived at the famous Thurston’s Lobster Pound.  We wanted to have lobster again, but do something different.  My … Continue reading

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New Potatoes in Parchment

This recipe was inspired by one I saw in the NY Times and one in an Elizabeth David cookbook. Here’s my combination of the two. New Potatoes in Parchment 1.5-2 lbs of new potatoes 2 cloves garlic salt & pepper … Continue reading

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