Archive for May, 2013

Each week, here at Connecticut Country House – something’s in bloom. (Love it and so in my element.) This week, the back path to the house (which happens to be the main path) has been
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“A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is not what it is built for.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955) I love the sea.  And this wonderful old quote always reminds me of
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As usual, this time of year (honestly, I think it’s more like all year) my obsession with flowering plants is truly that – an obsession.  I find it impossible not to quickly survey the newest
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Love grilled Asparagus.  Especially when it’s in season this time of year.  When I’m at the market and spy bunches of really thin young spears (which I love the taste of the best) – I
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All antique weathervanes point to Brimfield this week.  That’s right – the Grand Pubah, the Grand Dame, the Head Honcho of antique shows – the Brimfield Antique Show really is the biggest outdoor antiques show in
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From Newtown with love


Connecticut Country House

Twenty years ago my best friend Suzy married a sweetheart of a guy.  His name is Ron.  Earlier this spring, I asked folks to send me their favorite family recipes, and Ron was one of
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And what a beautiful morning it is in my old hometown of Fairfield, Connecticut  – more specifically this historic part of town – Greenfield Hill. I’m driving the back roads home to Newtown from down
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