Jessie’s Monthly Recipe

March 2021 Recipe – Best Ever Pound Cake

Pound cake is not the sexiest of treats, I’ll give you that, but it is one of the most comforting and satisfying. Moreover, it is the perfect blank canvas and takes beautifully to being zhuzhed up with a dollop of whipped cream and a handful of berries or a scoop of your favorite ice cream. This particular pound cake calls for buttermilk, which adds a lovely tenderness to the cake, and reminds me of the Sara Lee version with which I grew up – and […]

February 22nd, 2021|Jessie’s Monthly Recipe|


Barefoot Pinot Noir

Was it just a week ago we were gathering for Thanksgiving? I hope it was a blessed and happy day for all. If you’re feeling “spent” from the holiday, then Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday and – yes – the reality of just over three weeks til Christmas, you need this wine for this weekend. It’s Barefoot Pinot Noir. And here’s why: it’s easy, versatile, affordable, and definitely drinkable. It’s a wine […]
By |November 30th, 2023|Weekly Feature, Wine of the Week|


A delicious new dining option. New eats at Fern in Lakeville, CT

For close to a year, those passing by the old fire station in Lakeville, CT, have wondered what the construction would result in. We had heard that it was definitely going to be a restaurant, but then the question was whether it would be an Italian restaurant, or maybe a pizza joint – but then we also heard a few other theories. Well, lo and behold and much to our delight, Fern officially opened a few weeks ago – and we were there for it.

Some […]

September 22nd, 2023|Main Street Recommends, Restaurant Review|
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