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EAT AND BE MERRY … WHILE EATING LOCAL FOOD

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|

WINE OF THE WEEK

Intercept Wine

It’s the start of regular football season, an exciting time if you’re a fan. For a Wine of the Week to celebrate, I was going to go with, well, BEER. It’s synonymous with weekend football celebrations. Instead I figured there must be football players in the wine business these days, as there are with celebrities from all fields. Sure enough, I found INTERCEPT Wine, created by Charles Woodson, the first defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy; a player with over 65 interceptions in his […]
By |September 9th, 2022|Wine of the Week|

RESTAURANT REVIEWS

The Importance Of Being Frank

Young Benjamin had been sitting, patiently, with his family at one of the community tables on the patio at “frank,” the captivating new restaurant in West Cornwall, CT. While the others had mastered a salad and an elegant asparagus with lemon ricotta appetizer, he was left to anticipate the Margherita pizza that appeared as entrées were fetched from the kitchen with exact timing. An aspiring writer, he was careful in his consideration of the rectangular offering and took a few moments to savor the crispy […]

June 30th, 2022|Restaurant Review|
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