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 […]

Mad about pumpkin.

Insanity begins innocently. In the kitchen, it is particularly insidious. Last weekend, for instance, Marvin Ogburn, owner of Long Meadow Farm, gave me a Hubbard squash. It’s smooth, grey-blue skin is alluring, and at roughly the size of a two year old, curled up for a nap, it demanded attention. […]

“Green Soup” could sound more enticing…

  There is nothing remotely enticing about “green soup.” Of course, “chipped beef” wasn’t created by a marketing genius. Neither was spotted dick. The recipes, however…simple and amazing! Caldo Verde is a classic Portuguese soup of kale and sausage. Cavolo nero, or lacinato kale, is not the curly, frilly kale you […]