Pork Tenderloin and Collards

  Pork tenderloin seasoned with a chipotle brown sugar rub, seared and then cooked in balsamic flavored broth with garlic wilted collard greens. Serve with a nutty brown rice to absorb the juices. Up until a few years ago, collards, … Continue reading

Foodie on Foot: Dulse Bars on Schoodic Point

Dulse flakes, flax seed, almonds, dried fruit and raw agave combine to form a delicious and healthy snack for hiking or an energy boost at work or school. It was beautiful outside, we had a large to-do list and the … Continue reading

Pumpkin Gingerbread Pudding

The Original Steamed Pumpkin Pudding and a “let’s try this version” called Pumpkin Gingerbread Pudding [single_recipe slug='pumpkin-gingerbread-pudding'] In the original recipe, Steamed Pumpkin Pudding, the spiced pumpkin mixture sets in a pot of simmering water on the stove. The cooking … Continue reading

Salted Butterscotch Sauce with Bourbon – The Lucy Diet Part III: Are you a Food Snob?

In case you missed these posts:  The Lucy Diet Part I and Part II Read the following statement and choose the response that best describes you: I only eat french fries that are: A.  hand cut, deep fried to crispy … Continue reading

Apple Barbecue Sauce on Pulled Pork with Polenta

There are home cooks and professional chefs out there that devote their cooking lives to barbecue and, in particular, pulled pork. There are volumes and websites detailing the vast barbecue subjects ranging from rub combinations to when sauce is applied. … Continue reading

Caramel Apple Cake

[single_recipe slug='caramel-apple-cake'] I wanted to make a special cake for my daughter’s birthday but I didn’t have much time, had to work with what ingredients I had on hand and needed to make a cake that would survive a trip … Continue reading

The Community Table: Recipes and Stories from Midcoast Maine

It’s usually the onions that bring tears to my eyes when I am in the kitchen but this time it was a cookbook; The Community Table: Recipes and Stories from Midcoast Maine. It is a collection of portraits, stories and … Continue reading

Pork Tenderloin with Apple Reduction: The Lucy Diet – Control vs. Choice

Pork Tenderloin with an Apple Reduction Sauce: The Lucy Diet Part II – Control vs. Choice. Pork tenderloin is seasoned with a dry rub and seared in a little olive oil. Vegetable broth and fresh apple are added to braise … Continue reading