Baked Chicken Drumsticks

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Sometimes you need an easy, inexpensive, and delicious dinner.  In that case I like to turn to a simple Baked Chicken Drumsticks recipe.  I specifically meant to write down what I paid for 1 1/2 pounds (5 drumsticks) but of course I didn’t.  I believe it was in the $3-$4 range and with a simple […]

Eclair Puffs

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I am a big fan of dough, cream, and chocolate. Eclairs Puffs are a pretty good fit.  I can remember in middle school sneaking across the street to Paul’s Pastries and buying eclairs after school.  My grandmother still gets me a Boston Cream Cake on my birthday each year.  Em’s aunt makes an eclair cake that […]

Maine Lobster


There isn’t another food I can think of that I enjoy cooking as much as Maine Lobster.  I guess it is lucky I live in Maine!  Unfortunately, I am in the minority in our house.  Having the kids fall in love with lobster is a high priority of mine. I view it as nearly a […]

Plugging away in the Vegetable Garden

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It seems like my garden progress has slowed to a crawl in the last few weeks.  Since my vacation planting marathon that saw us get most of the garden planted, I have let the last few planting and mulching chores drag on.  It is a busy time of year especially for Em whose photography season […]

Garden Under Attack

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Of course, I spent so much time worrying about the groundhog that I was little late picking up on the army of bugs attacking the garden.  I have never had significant pest damage in years past but this year is off to an awful start.  I have found Cucumber Beetles, Potato Beetles, Squash bugs, Slugs, […]

Lime Grilled Pork Tenderloin

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I love grilling on the weekends, without the rush of getting out of work and feeding already hungry maniacs.  This weekend I wanted to change up the usual burgers and dogs for grilled pork.  This Lime Grilled Pork Tenderloin is marinated all day in a mix of lime and honey then quickly and easily grilled […]