Cape Cod Crab Bisque

According food historians the first  “bisque” was probably prepared in the 1600’s on the coast of France. It has been claimed that the first “bisque” was prepared by French fishermen using whatever seafood was available to them. The goal was … Continue reading

Minestrone Soup

Since the winter is long, we have time to cook.  This recipe takes a while, but the end result is worth it.  This is an old-fashioned recipe that your Italian grandmother (if you had one) would have made.  It has … Continue reading

Beef Medallion with Three Pepper Sauce

Valentine’s Day is almost here and what is more romantic than cooking for your Valentine?  This lovely filet of beef is easy and oh, so delicious.  You can add any grilled vegetables or potatoes to round out the meal.  This … Continue reading

Cape Cod Seafood Stew

Food historians found that in the late 19th century, French settlers immigrating to Canada, brought with them a recipe for Fish Stew.   As the years went on a variety of seafood were added to the original fish stew. Mussels, scallops, … Continue reading

Crab Imperial

Food historians believe that this recipe originated in Colonial Chesapeake Bay.  During the 18th century, Colonialist faced flour shortages resulting in extraordinary prices for flour.  Colonialists who served recipes which included flour in the sauce were considered to be part … Continue reading

Biscotti

Biscotti has always been a favorite of travelers and of breakfast diners for dunking in their coffee. According to food historians, for years the Roman Legions, while on the road to conquering cities or countries ate Biscotti.  After the fall … Continue reading

Big Game Munchies

As the College & NFL football season start, you and your friends will probably gather for game parties, to watch your favorite teams.  It is a mandatory that you provide your guests with the best munchies available as they watch … Continue reading

Cape Cod Blueberry Coffeecake

According to Yankee Magazine, in 1954 a 15-year-old Chicago teen named Renny Powell submitted a blueberry coffee cake recipe to the Pillsbury $100,000 Recipe & Baking Contest. She called it The Blueberry Boy Bait recipe.  Ms. Powell took second place … Continue reading