Connecticut Country House Blog

Quick – give me a quiche

May 21, 2012 |

As of today, I’m promoting a quiche revival.  My hay day of quiche making was back in the late eighties when I was newly married; it was quick and easy to make, not to mention delicious!  Back then, the tiny galley kitchen of our Port Chester co-op turned out some really mean food (if Rick…

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Holy guacamole

May 5, 2012 |

Every single time I take a scoop of ‘Rosa’ – inspired guacamole with a perfectly salted corn chip, I think I faintly see a halo-like glow hovering over our lava bowl!  This fantastic guacamole is the result of years of going to ‘Rosa Mexicano’ – where you will find the finest Mexican cuisine in Manhattan – and paying…

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Geranium - A daffodil is just a daffodil

A daffodil is just a daffodil

May 2, 2012 |

Just when I thought the daffodil season here at Connecticut Country House was over, these late bloomers have proven themselves to be no ordinary daffodils – I am now definitely hooked.

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My first time

April 30, 2012 |

I was seven years old when I stepped foot into my first Connecticut country house.  It was a small white quintessential Cape Cod-style house perfectly tucked behind its gracious manse in Southport – just a stone’s throw away from the beach on Long Island Sound.  The Cape Cod – style house, and the manse, belonged…

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The taste of a good life

April 25, 2012 |

What if you had a place to get away to for a few minutes everyday, a welcoming perch where you could see a fresh take on satisfying rustic nibbles and sips from my country kitchen and hub…where there is always something brewing? Would you like to take a behind the scenes peek into a hive…

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