Monthly Archives: May 2012

Seafood Extravaganza Part 3: Sangria

Yes, we know this isn’t seafood related, but we had it at our seafood party! Enjoy! 1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar or simple syrup 1 cup water 1 lemon, cut into thin round slices 1 lime, cut into thin round … Continue reading

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Seafood Extravaganza Part 2: New England-Style Lobster Chowder

2 live 1-pound chicken lobsters 4 sprigs fresh thyme 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns 2 bay leaves 4 ounces slab country bacon kosher or sea salt 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 2 medium onions (10 oz), cut into 3/4″ dice 1 … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Tea Party: Scones, Artichoke Cups, Tuna Sandwiches, Cucumber Sandwiches, Strawberry Brownies Cockaigne, and Pecan Lace

I decided to have a tea party for my mother for Mother’s Day. She came over and enjoyed the different things that I prepared, and we had a lovely tea time on the patio! If anyone wants to repeat this, … Continue reading

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Seafood Extravaganza, Part 1: Ben Sargent’s Lobster Rolls

So, we are having a hard time getting all of our recent cooking blogged about:  Don’t worry, we’ll get it done, but I wanted to get a jump on it and share what we have been working on! Last Saturday … Continue reading

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Cheese Soufflé (Soufflé au fromage)

If you are making this soufflé for guests, get it to the white sauce stage then add the yolks and cheese. Fifty minutes or so before serving, whisk the egg whites until stiff and fold into the mixture. Turn into … Continue reading

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