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  • Waiter, bring me shad roe!

    Shad Running in Spring Rivers We talk a lot about eating seasonally, but truth to tell, there’s not a whole lot of seasonal things left in the food world, as a visit to…

  • Eat More Fish!

    To continue my saga of cooking fish, how easy it is to produce, and how good it is to have on our tables, I offer an exceptionally simple oven-roasted salmon fillet, quick…

  • Med Diet 101

    I’ll be the first to admit it, US News & World Report is not exactly a recognized diet and health authority, but their journalists and reporters are demon researchers and they usually know what…

  • Panettone bread pudding

    A number of eager cooks asked for a recipe for the panettone bread pudding that I put up on Instagram last week. It’s baked with a caramelly sauce, basically just melted butter…

  • Gazpacho–si señor!

    Labor Day has come and gone but summer’s heat and humidity linger. What better excuse for a bowl of chilled gazpacho for lunch? Or dinner, or an…

  • Aquaculture in Maine’s future

    This is the talk, with a few illustrations, that I was invited to give on August 15 at the Island Institute, a remarkable organization headquartered in Rockland, Maine, that promotes, celebrates and…

  • Cool: Summer minestrone

    Last week I talked about il battuto, that savory combination of minced pork and aromatic vegetables that is the basis of so many great Italian dishes. These…

  • How Do You Say Delicious in Italian?

    How do you say delicious in Italian? You could start with battuto. That’s Italian for a combination of chopped vegetables, sometimes with a little added cured pork (pancetta, guanciale, prosciutto, even a slice…