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February 24, 2018  |  

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Not Just for the Bold

Up until a few weeks ago, my knowledge of sweetbreads included that it was some sort of meat (the origin of which is ...

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The Tim Tam Slam

Vegemite, meat pies, and flat white coffees are national culinary treasures Australia has shared with the world. But ...

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Bring Out Your Best Irish

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on Saturday, March 17, and if that puts you in the mood for some corned beef...

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Photo courtesy of the Knights of Columbus, Council #3928

Friday Night Fish Fry

The Knights of Columbus, Council #3928 hosts a Friday Night Fish Fry during the Lenten season through Friday, March...

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Blue Hound Cookery Going to the Dogs

The Blue Hound Cookery & Taproom, 107 Main Street, Ivoryton, will celebrate the third annual Spay it Forward on...

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Like a little wine with your cheese? Photo courtesy of Liuzzi Gourmet Food Market

The New Cheese in Town

Liuzzi Gourmet Food Market, 322 State Street, North Haven, says there’s a new cheese in town and it’s...

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Fresh lemongrass is available at many markets. Photo by Lani Gargano

Nothing is Better Than a Home Cooked Meal at the End of the Day

The other day I saw a delicious-looking dish on the Facebook feed of one of my friends, Lani Gargano.Then I...

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Cupcakes: Easy, Easier, Easiest

There are so many great reasons to eat coming up in February, including Superbowl Sunday on Feb. 4,...

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Stepping Up to Help Out Again

La Marea, 732 Middlesex Turnpike, Old Saybrook, learned a local teen from Valley Regional High School is fighting...

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Loving Our Locals in Connecticut Food and Farm

The Winter 2018 issue of Connecticut Food and Farm is out and several of our local favorites are featured, including ...

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Tea for Two, or More

The Deacon, at Timothy Pratt’s Bed & Breakfast, 325 Main Street, Old Saybrook is now offering afternoon...

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Tuesdays, Boring No More

Tuesdays can just be so ... boring. But, thanks to Madison Beach Hotel, we now have something to look forward to at...

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Super Chili Fest at Bill’s

What’s better than a bowl of chili right before the Super Bowl? How about 15 different kinds of chili?...

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Johanna Torres     Photo courtesy of the Flan Lady


Johanna Torres of Branford, known far and wide as the Flan Lady, will demonstrate how to make her trademark soft...

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The Winter Farmers Market is up and running on most Saturdays through the end of March. Photo courtesy of Cityseed

Winter Market Open in New Haven

Pining for some locally grown goods and treats? No worries, Cityseed’s Winter Farmers Market has just opened...

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Watch that frazzle fizzle over a cup of hot tea.  Photo by Pem McNerney/The Source

Sipscriptions at Fromage

In the well-stocked aisles at Fromage Fine Foods & Coffees, 873 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook you can now find...

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Roll it, bowl it at the Community Music School’s upcoming fundraiser. Photo courtesy of Community Music School

More Fun Than Bowling

Show off those bowling skills by attending the Community Music School of Centerbrook’s second annual Taste of ...

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Photo courtesy of Shayna B’s by the Sea

Tops in Connecticut

Gluten-Free Connecticut has named its Top Ten for 2017, and two area restaurants made the cut. The Shoreline Diner,...

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Enjoy pies and puzzles at the Clinton library, thanks to ShopRite. The events are free and open to all. Photo courtesy of ShopRite

Puzzles and Pies!

The Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton is hosting Puzzles & Pies Sundays at the library, 10 Killingworth...

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David Lebovitz’s Le Chocolate Chaud is just the thing for a cold winter day. Photo by Pem McNerney/The Source

Hot Cocoa, Three Ways

As we head into the depths of this bitterly cold, will-it-never-end New England winter, it’s time to get...

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Why choose when you can have both? Photo by Pem McNerney/The Source

When You Can Have Both? A Small Victory

For breakfast, sometimes I have a hard time deciding between eggs or yogurt. Now that I have a new cookbook, Small...

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Onion soup is on the winter menu at Café Routier in Westbrook. Photo courtesy of Café Routier

Welcome, Winter (Menu)

I love the change of the seasons for so many reasons, including I get to look forward to a whole new menu at one of...

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The Scranton Seahorse Inn, Madison Photo courtesy of the Scranton Seahorse Inn

Healthy and Simple

We all are trying to eat healthier now that it’s the new year. Or at least, we say we are. Something like...

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Almonds or pecans, or, better yet, both? Photo by Pem McNerney/The Source

Go Nuts

Treat Bake Shop is known for its cookies, but it also makes spicy and candied nuts as well. It has both almonds and...

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A Quick Curry for a Cold Winter’s Night

Are you used to the cold weather yet? I’m not quite there, so when I got this recipe from our Westbrook and...

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