Monthly Archives: August 2010

A Late Summer Salad

It’s nearing the end of fig season here in Atlanta.  Our friends, who have two huge fig trees in their backyard (a greenish-magenta fig, not sure what the official name is), are anticipating the final harvest any day now.  They … Continue reading

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Maple Walnut Ice Cream (our turn)

Well, we promised that we would try to make this delicious Maine dessert once we returned, and this weekend we think we may have pulled it off. DISCLAIMER: Learning to make ice cream at home is dangerous.  And we don’t … Continue reading

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Foreshadowing of Fall (and a call for YOUR recipes!)

This morning in Atlanta we woke up to our first “cool” summer morning (and by “cool” we mean 70 degrees).  This slight break in the morning heat gave us just a foretaste of our favorite season, which lies waiting patiently … Continue reading

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Summer Corn Chowder

One of our favorite comfort foods in Maine was chowder – lobster chowder, clam chowder, shrimp chowder – you name it, they put it in a chowder up there. Even though we brought home with us this craving for good … Continue reading

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Help Wanted

Lest you begin to think that everything turns out perfectly in the shoe box kitchen, we’ve decided to come clean on something: we can’t poach an egg to save our lives. What is this?  Only the second hurricane of the … Continue reading

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Maine Recap (and a shout-out to our parents)

Well, we’ve left the great state of Maine and returned to our quaint little shoe box.  Before reality really starts to sink in (work starts for one of us tomorrow), we thought we’d touch on a few more food highlights … Continue reading

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Maine Maple Walnut Ice Cream

Okay.  Imagine the absolute best bite of pancakes with maple syrup you’ve ever had, then transfer that sensation to that creamy cold comfort that is ice cream.  Add to that the magical ambiance of a late night August stroll in … Continue reading

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