Category Archives: Holiday

Sweet Memories – Starwiches

by Julia Powers For many home cooks, the old adage that food is love rings especially true during the holiday season. Despite the busy schedules and lengthy to-do lists that are often a hallmark of the holidays, many families celebrate the … Continue reading

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The Culinary Saga of My Godmother’s Lasagna

Keeping holiday memories alive and cooking from a recipe shared over half a century ago. Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Tourtiere

The pinnacle of our family’s annual party calendar was the réveillon (literally, “awakening”), the raucous feast that followed midnight mass and ushered in Christmas Day. I remember high excitement at first being allowed to attend the grown-up event, coupled with … Continue reading

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SUGARED CRANBERRY AND ROSEMARY TREES

Sugared cranberry and rosemary trees are quite easy, with stunning results. Use as a garnish, delicious snack, or gift. Continue reading

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Local Goodies Gift Guide

‘Tis the Season! Show your appreciation with a little something for those who’ve helped to make the year special. Have a stash of these high-quality, locally-made gifts ready to pass along to teachers, mother’s helpers, neighbors, clients, or co-workers. Tuck … Continue reading

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BEYOND BOILING: LEARNING TO LOVE CABBAGE

When I first lived on my own, I compared prices for iceberg lettuce and a similar-looking head of cabbage and opted for the cabbage, thinking it was almost the same thing but cheaper. When I cut it into the same … Continue reading

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There Will Be Broth

by Paula Marcoux. It is said there are people who go to the trouble of roasting a Thanksgiving turkey, and then throw up their hands at the thought of making broth from the carcass. If this is you, and especially … Continue reading

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Homemade Eggnog

(reprinted from eSS Bits & Bytes) Eggnog is the quintessential sweet treat for the holidays. With so many backyard chicken farms popping up, we thought it only made sense to share a local family’s homemade eggnog recipe. Meet the Olsens:

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Real Gingerbread

If the archives of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society are representative, gingerbread had to have been the most-swapped recipe in 19th-century America. Women who had a full array of gingerbreads (hard, soft, sugar, etc.) in their arsenals still took time to … Continue reading

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