Monthly Archives: February 2013

Harbor Breeze Inn Raspberry Strata

Our friends Dan, Denise, Emma Jo and Lucy were coming for brunch yesterday and we wanted to make something special for their visit.   We have a recipe for a Stuffed Raspberry French Toast Strata from the Harbor Breeze Inn and Gardens – a great B&B on Cape Cod – that I decided to pull out […]

Borscht with Beef

My wife and I have been members of the International Center of Worcester for many years.  The Center organizes professional exchange programs for international visitors – primarily from Russia and former Soviet territories.  I have lost count of the number of guests we’ve welcomed into our home, some for as short as a weekend while […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

We often go out to dinner with my in-laws sometime during the week.  We were going to do so Thursday night, but then thought better of the idea.  Not having reservations, having a party of five, needing a restaurant that was easily accessible – and the fact it was Valentine’s Day – all added up […]

Peanut Butter & Jelly Wings

What do you think of when you hear PB&J?  Kid’s sandwiches no doubt.  Maybe comfort food.  What you probably don’t think of is chicken wings.   Last fall I had seen a recipe for Spicy PB&J Wings, tried them and liked the result.  For our neighborhood blizzard party last Friday night it seemed like a good […]

Blizzard Chili

For those of you not in New England, you might have heard we had a little storm over the weekend.  Worcester got 28+” of snow and the whole state was shut down from noon on Friday until well into Saturday.   As has become a tradition on our street, when faced with a blizzard we decide […]