Category Archives: Family

Quince Compote

Today is my father’s birthday – he would have been 93.  He died this past February, with his family at his side and his final words were his expression of love and gratitude for all of us, and his full … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup for a Crowd

My parents have been hosting Thanksgiving dinner for sixty-seven years at their home.  Over the years our numbers have grown, now to our highest guest count of forty-five this year – children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, girlfriends, boyfriends, in-laws and their families, three turkeys, twenty cups of … Continue reading

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Yankee Bolognese

I know this seems out of season, but we love spaghetti and meat sauce any time of year.  Due to my heritage, without a spec of Italian blood I am at full liberty to make up anything which tastes great … Continue reading

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Watermelon Salad

A few weeks ago we were up in Connecticut.  The week started with 65 degrees and raining,  finishing the week with 95 degrees and full humidity.  The Wilton Historical Society had their annual meeting and pot luck dinner during the … Continue reading

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Lunch Lady Chicken Salad

I had a great Uncle Hubert and he was a farmer at heart.  He and his wife Mildred, had a beautiful piece of ground, overlooking the reservoir.  Hubert filled that spot with wild ponies, chickens, and a garden which was … Continue reading

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