Three Summer Menus for Any Occasion

In mid-winter, when frozen days seem to last months, I often squeeze my eyes tight and think of why I want to live here. The image that pops in my head is a summer day at the beach; the kids playing in the sand, the beach grasses rustling behind me, the rhythmic sound of the […] ...more

Cold Succotash Salad

In summer when the corn is sweet and juicy, you need to add very little to make it perfect....more

Blueberry Buckle Crumb Cake

More than a coffee cake and more than a muffin, this snack cake screams summer!...more

Simple Peach Pie

When I was young and just figuring out that I want to spend my life cooking, I read a quote that said, “To be known as a good cook, start with the freshest ingredients and do very little to them.” The quote was attributed to Julia Child, although I now believe it’s a misquote of […] ...more

Iced Tea Concentrate

Now that summer is here, a large space on the top shelf of my fridge is dedicated to a pitcher of iced tea. It’s a habit formed long ago in the south, and one I will not give up. Recently I discovered that not all tea concentrate are those tiny packets of harsh overly-sweet tea […] ...more

Unordinary Lobster Rolls

To get a pure, New England lobster roll, you need to do little more than toss lobster meat with mayonnaise and stuff it in a buttered and toasted hot dog bun. But from there a million and two different variations bloom to form a lobster roll cult where members spend their summers roaming from clam […] ...more

INEEG Issue #1: Summer 2016

Five years ago this month I started this blog as a way to share my love of seasonal eating with anyone that cared to read it. I was an avid follower of the big name blogs like Pioneer Woman, Smitten Kitchen, Homesick Texan and many others. I was sure I could do what they […] ...more

Spinach and Cheddar Soda Bread

Attention: In the days leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, many will go searching for true and authentic Irish Soda Bread. This is not that bread!...more

Honey Garlic Squash Fries

In my last post I promised you a new recipe. This is one I developed while trying to come up with a recipe to use the delicious Happy Valley Rewarewa Honey provided me by the company. It was delicious honey, and works well in this recipes ....more

Happy Valley Rewarewa Honey

This post is VERY overdue. I’ve spent the last two months trying to figure out how to handle this post, and now it’s time to get on with it....more