There Once Was a Chef on Nantucket…


Who used oysters and clams by the bucket Until one day the market ran dry So the chef asked, “Why not give lobsters a try?” To those who think chowder means clams, I say…” The rest has been lost, but you might speculate. Point is, summer often includes a trip to the beach, and shore… Continue reading There Once Was a Chef on Nantucket…

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Your Salad Went on Vacation


Today’s entry provides a crisp, cooling escape from the swelter.  The first bite alone vaults one beyond the humidity and into a realm that’s green, lush and refreshing, far removed from July’s grasp. With refreshment comes clarity – there’s more to this than “just” a green salad, right?  A certain tingle, hint of spiciness perhaps,… Continue reading Your Salad Went on Vacation

Rich Man’s Lobsta Roll


The summer beach vacation is a distinct pleasure – the sun, the sand, the seafood make it something that teases our imagination all year and inspires memories that comfort us forever.   For many Northeasterners, a classic experience that stands out in particular is the lobster roll, a marvelously simple combination of lightly-seasoned lobster served on a toasted buttered roll.  If you’ve… Continue reading Rich Man’s Lobsta Roll