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

Locke-Ober’s Lobster Savannah Recipe

Locke-Ober was one of the most renowned restaurants in Boston.  Locke-Ober featured German cuisine and New England seafood dishes.  However it was more than a restaurant, it was a Boston institution which opened in 1875. Only the Union Oyster House, … Continue reading

Kitty’s Salmorejo (Cold Moroccan Soup)

Food historians believe that Roman soldiers made the first known cold soup with bread as the principle ingredient. The Roman soldiers prepared their cold soup by using a stone mortar and then added bread, garlic and vinegar to the stone … 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 … Continue reading

Cape Cod Seafood Risotto

Risotto is synonymous with Italy.  In the 14th century B.C.,  Arabs first brought rice to Sicily and Spain during their control.  Italy had the perfect growing conditions with the high humidity of the Mediterranean combined with flat land for growing … Continue reading

Provincetown Portuguese Mussel Stew

When the first Portuguese fishermen arrived in Provincetown in the 19th century, they not only brought their skills as fishermen but they also brought their delicious Portuguese cooking.  One of these delicious recipes was Portuguese Mussel Stew. Provincetown Portuguese Mussel … Continue reading

Barnstable Hot Crab Artichoke Dip

  For all the aficionados of party dips, believe it or not the first real dips did not appear until the late 1950’s. According to food historians the first party dip was a clam dip recipe that first appeared on … Continue reading