Author Archive | Kimberly Mayone

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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Soup’s On: Butternut Squash and Apple Soup


'Tis the season for squash and soup! This is the kind of soup that I love to order at restaurants, smooth and delicious, highlightling the crops of the season. The good news is that it is easy enough to make at home; save your restaurant bucks for the Christmas shopping budget 🙂 Roasting squash and […]

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Meatless Monday: Easy Potato and Spinach Curry


To quote my six year-old, "You will love this!" Prepared easily in one pot, this curry is terrific served over rice or with pitas. As an added bonus, it freezes and reheats well so feel free to double the batch. Potato and Spinach Curry Serves 4 Do not be put off by the ingredient list. […]

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Northern New England CSA: Refrigerator Dills


Late August is a cooking gardener's favorite time of year; green beans, zucchini, tomatoes and cukes are resplendent and anxious to cross the kitchen threshold. Before kiddos, I was an avid home gardener and maybe someday, I will grow vegetables again but for now I am quite satisfied shopping at farmer's markets. Got cukes? Make […]

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August Corn Salad with Herbs and Feta


Maine corn has arrived at market. Hip hip hooray! My kiddos could eat corn on the cob 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. While  tend to agree with this sentiment, I also like to think off the cob and love recipes that present corn in a different and delicious way. This salad is […]

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Real Chocolate Sprinkles!


Whether you call them jimmies, shots or sprinkles, I have got the thing for you! Sprinkles that are made from actual chocolate. Oh my! It is an instant upgrade to any dish of ice cream. Guittard Chocolate Sprinkles from King Arthur'sOnline Store This small obsession I have with real chocolate sprinkles began when I had […]

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