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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

A Thought

It’s the end of another month. A time for reflection on a season past and the colder months to come. In this mood, I came across a passage from the critic Terry Theise’s book, Reading Between the Wines that I wanted to share for your enjoyment.

“Wine is like a shy dog. Lunge for it and it backs away. Just sit still and it draws nearer. Wine is less about what you can grasp than about how you can receive. You grasp it more firmly if […]

By |October 8th, 2021|Wine of the Week|

RESTAURANT REVIEWS

A Village Delight

There is almost a Brigadoon moment when one wanders off of Route 7 into Falls Village, CT, these days. To be sure, this town will not disappear after one day, to wait 100 years to reappear as in the Lerner and Loewe musical. The resurgence of the town, however, is magical in its own way. With the steady growth of 100 Main, the Bunny Williams energizing store that features work by local artisans to Furnace (Kathleen Kucka’s art gallery featuring works on paper) to the […]

August 28th, 2021|Restaurant Review|
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