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  • Sicily. Any time.

    I love Sicily at any time of year (except July and August when it’s way too hot for my cool northern blood), but I especially love Sicily in autumn, when the newly…

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    NEW COOKBOOK! The Four Seasons of Pasta

    More than 120 pasta recipes focused on seasonal ingredients. In The Four Seasons of Pasta, Sara Jenkins and Nancy Harmon Jenkins celebrate the Italian native that has become a beloved American staple. There are…

  • Spring Greens

    Free food: What could be better? Dandelion greens: Maine’s gastronomic secret in the early days of spring (and it is still very early spring here on the coast, even on the first of…

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    Extra-virgin in the Kitchen

    Cooking with extra-virgin: It’s not always at the stove. In this farmhouse kitchen in deepest Provence, it’s an aioli, garlic mayonnaise, served with poached salt cod and vegetables but equally delicious with…

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    An Old Maine Tradition

    Apple pie for breakfast! My first job many years ago was at a B&B on a sheep farm where the farmer had his breakfast after tending his animals and before going off…

  • Pasta/Pesto: Sicily Direct

    Busiate al Pesto Trapanese When a Sicilian friend Gabriella Becchina took me a couple of years ago to Mulini del Ponte, a grist mill in the heart of Castelvetrano, her hometown in…