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

Mussels in Spaghetti Sauce with Linguini

In Christopher Setterlund’s book “Historic Restaurants of Cape Cod” he describes the landmark restaurants that over the years that became synonymous with the Cape.  He provides the reader with a history of 39 restaurants which introduced locals and tourists alike … Continue reading

A Turkey Feast for a Returning Nantucket Whaling Captain

There are many stories of Nantucket ship Captains wives waiting for their husbands return from hunting whales.  Some whaling ship Captains were away from their wives and children for as long as five years or more.  The Captains’ wives would … Continue reading

Steak and Guinness Pie

Forget the corned beef and cabbage, next year try this Steak and Guinness Pie which delighted the St. Patrick’s Day revelers on Cape Cod.  Served with a glass of Guinness or Smithwick’s Irish Ale and followed by a thick slice … Continue reading

Irish Stew for St. Patrick’s Day

Over the centuries, Ireland’s fate  has depended on an Irish mother’s Irish Stew.  Whether sinner or saint, that is to say Irish politician or prelate, he or she can thank this hardy recipe for their health and successes and of … Continue reading

Portuguese Style Little Necks Tomatoes Chorizo Over Linguine

       For 33 years, Bob Silva worked with International Packaging in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, ultimately as Corporate Vice President heading up the International Accessories Division. In 1992, Bob and his wife purchased their home in Hyannis Port where, every weekend after … Continue reading