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It's apple-picking season

This weekend’s baking adventure is the “Salted Caramel Apple Pie” from The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book. Rather than just going to my local Whole Foods and using whatever apples they had, I figured it was an opportune time to visit some local orchards and see what they had in their farm stores. 683 more words


mainland massachusetts

The past two days have been a blur… I left Martha’s Vineyard in a driving rain, high seas, and a heavy heart. Even though it was raining and cold, I spent the day in Plymouth (Plimoth) and Salem, Massachusetts – which was much too touristy for my taste. 464 more words


Summer Starter: Bruschetta

 As some might well expect, country life in Summer offers the luxury of fresh seasonal foods available nearly any given day of the week. With local farm stands and artisan gourmets in profusion, the choices offer near endless possibilities to cater to the even most discriminating gourmand. 866 more words

The CSA conundrum.

Silence Dogood here. Last night, my brother and sister-in-law stopped by en route to pick up our nephew from summer camp, and our friend Ben and I took them to a lovely old country inn for supper. 836 more words


A trip into town..

To the farmer’s Market, Bianca’s store and the local potter –


Seeing Savannah Sites

Trying to get up to speed on our new city is taking time, but it is time well spent.  If we have house guests, we want to have fun places and interesting sites to show them.   325 more words

Farm stands turn your backyard kale into cold, hard cash

One Saturday morning a few weeks ago, my friend Caitlin texted me an odd message. “My neighbors are having a really weird yard sale,” she wrote. 947 more words