Author Archive | Kimberly Mayone

Vegetable Egg Scramble


People often ask me what I like to eat when I am not working on recipes for an assignment. This vegetable scramble is a pretty typical breakfast/brunch/lunch/dinner at my table. It uses up leftover vegetables and is wholly satisfying. This version was comprised of corn, broccoli and goat cheese.  I also favor sauteed mushrooms, broccoli […]

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Amanda Hesser’s Chocolate Dump it Cake


If it is your job to bring dessert to the next neighborhood party, make this cake! I have been making it for years, ever since Amanda Hesser published Cooking for Mr. Latte in 2004. The recipe actaully belongs to Amanda's mother who often baked at night which is one of my habits as well. The […]

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Coconut Thumbprint Cookies with Salted Caramel


These Martha Stewart dandies were Mimi’s Mother’s day present this year and oh my were they ever good. Part cookie, part candy and full of coconut – what’s not to love? Did I mention, 3, yes 3, sticks of butter? As with most Martha recipes, these came together exactly as the recipe stated. I made […]

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Rhubarb Polenta Cake


About two weeks ago, I arrived home to a large bunch of gorgeous, fuschia rhubarb delivered by a dear friend who knows of and shares in my love of rhubarb. Three cheers for door to door rhubarb deliveries. And as the cooking gods would have it, the lovely Alana over at Eating from the Ground […]

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Simply Organic French Onion Dip


Allow me to introduce you to the little black dress of my pantry: Simply Organic French Onion Dip. My neighbor, Eliza, turned me onto to it several years ago when she served it at a party. I seriously could not stop eating it – like get your face out of the dip bowl Mayone. This […]

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A Raspberry Dream in February


A few weeks back I was lucky enough to enjoy 3 hours of food and beverage happy time in southern Maine with my dear friend and fellow flavorista, Kathy. We met up at Stonewall Kitchen's Flagship store in York, Maine. FYI – January and February are a great months to stop at Stonewall Kitchen and […]

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Soup’s On: Sausage, Potato and Kale Stew


Happy New Year Flavoristas! Barr and I hope that you enjoyed delicous and fabulous holidays. After an unseasonably warm winter so far, the cold temperatures have finally settled in, now we would like some snow please. (Seriously, my snowboarding and skiiing children need some snow!) Cold temperatures call for hot, hearty stews. Lollie was gracious […]

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Croissants: Holiday Breakfast of Champions


Our Thanksgiving was seriously scaled back this year as a result of a broken foot (Heal quickly Miss Morgan), knee replacement surgery (Here's to a quick recouperation Bionic Mimi), my bum knee (MRI scheduled for Thursday) and some serious inclement weather (SNOW). For the first time in many moons, I watched the Macy's Thanksgiving Day […]

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Real martinis are made with gin!


No.3 Gin to be exact. A recent trip to Boston provided me with the opportunity to try a gin new to US markets. Full disclosure: I am very fond of gin and happen to think it is marvelous mixed with tonic or swirled with vermouth in a classic martini. No.3 Gin has a great story […]

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