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6 years old   Recently updated !

When I was young, around the age of 6, I discovered zucchini pancakes. My Mom, trying to feed a family on the budget of a newly opened small business, was not about to let summer’s over-abundance of these long green squash go to waist. She started by slicing and steaming […]


Plato tradicional.

Peach and sausage quesadillas from Jonathan Bardzik on Vimeo. I love quesadillas, that authentic Mexican treat that I first enjoyed overlooking Boothbay Harbor in Maine. It was the day before my 21st birthday and Sandy Larsen née Bugbee took me out to dinner. I believe that evening’s special involved crab […]


This is how you learn.

“They have farm camp?!” I asked my friend Pamela Hess. “That is the coolest thing ever!” To my complete delight, she invited me to do a cooking class with the campers at Arcadia, a cool, non-profit farm – where Pamela is the Executive Director – dedicated to reconnecting us with […]