Category: Comfort

New England Clam Chowder

This recipe uses a slow cooker but it could be done equally well on the stove. 1/3 salt pork, cut into small cubes 1 small onion, finely chopped 6 6.5 oz cans chopped clam in clam juice 2 8 oz bottles clam juice 2 bay leaves 2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 1/3 […]


An easy to prepare quiche. Serves four. 1 9″ pie crust, refrigerated pre-made from the grocery store works great 2 C coarsely chopped fresh spinach 3/4 C coarsely chopped ham 3/4 C grated cheddar Hefty sprinkle of grated parmesean 6 large eggs 1 C half and half salt and pepper Pre-heat oven to 450º. Line […]

Roast Potatoes

White potatoes (smallish ones would be best) Olive oil Preheat oven to 375F. Peel potatoes and cut into rough 1 1/2″ chunks. If potatoes are small enough, just cut in half or quarters. Rinse potatoes in cold water. Put the potatoes in cold water if not using right away. In a pot, bring to boil […]

Beef Stew

Olive oil for browning beef and onions 2 lb cubed beef stew meat 2 medium onions, halved and sliced 3 large regular potatoes or equivalent, cut into good-size chunks 4 large 6 medium carrots, cut into 3/4″ slices 4 or 5 Celery stalks, cut into 1/2″ slices 1 t dried Rosemary 1/2 t Coarsely ground pepper […]