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Indian Pudding

Indian Pudding

Living in Plymouth, Massachusetts with Pilgrim history all around us, we take our Thanksgiving preparations pretty seriously – and this recipe for Indian pudding is a traditional New England Thanksgiving classic.  Indian pudding is made primarily with milk, corn meal, molasses and spices.  Although perhaps not the most elegant-looking dessert, don’t judge this book by …Continue

Fresh Carrots with Butter and Dill

Fresh Carrots with Butter and Dill

There is just ‘something’ about the combination of fresh carrots with butter and dill that everyone loves when we serve this dish – and it’s so quick and easy too!  Carrots are great on their own, but the dill and butter combination adds just the right taste to complement this root vegetable. Steaming is one …Continue

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

This recipe for mushroom risotto changed the course of my life.  I know – that sounds very dramatic, but if you asked my husband about the exact moment he knew he wanted to marry me, he would tell you that he knew I was “The One” when I made this mushroom risotto for him for the …Continue

Martha’s Meatloaf

Martha’s Meatloaf

Like most couples, my husband and I have different ways of doing things and that extends to how we prepare certain dishes.  Meatloaf is one of those dishes – every family has their own version and there are so many variations – some served with gravy (which is how Jack had it growing up), others …Continue

Coleslaw

Coleslaw

At our house, we often eat seafood (one of the many benefits of living near the coast) and this coleslaw recipe is the perfect accompaniment to a fish dinner – plus it’s so easy to make! This is a recipe that my husband Jack has perfected over the years.  The combination of seasonings (including his secret ingredient – …Continue