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healthy diet

  • Ode to the Egg

    It’s the simplest, most basic of foods, the one cooks turn to when there’s nothing to eat in the house—because there’s almost always an egg or two in the pantry, ready to…

  • Snowy Day Soup

    What to do in a February blizzard on the coast of Maine? Snow day: No school, downtown shops all closed, and the snow falls so hard and fast that I can’t keep…

  • A Reinforcing Salad for Winter

    I’ve been playing around this week with a rather wonderful salad traditionally served in Naples throughout the Christmas holidays—which, as you know, actually extend from the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on…

  • Fish Tales

    This past weekend at a local forum I listened to a young, energetic chef speak about seafood. He advocated enthusiastically for our fisheries, talking about how we need to expand our seafood…

  • Pumpkin pasta: Why not?

    Here’s a great seasonal recipe from The Four Seasons of Pasta, the book I wrote with my chef daughter Sara Jenkins: Pumpkin Pasta with Pumpkin Seeds, a fine dish to serve for Halloween…

  • TOMATOES AT THE TURNING

    “The turning” is what a friend calls this in-between season—and that’s exactly what it feels like here on the northeastern coast of the United States, the “turning” of summer into fall. You…

  • Eating Maine: Perfect Borscht

    Eating local is a fine idea. It gives you fresher food, it supports local farms and the local landscape, it is generally a feel-good way to fill your pantry shelves, and it…